History News from May 2022

History News from May 2022



Welcome to June 2022, and to another round-up of the history news headlines from last month…

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News from 2021: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnWtthsbeLjhMIvLaXog3TMJc4wT8aHQS
News from 2022: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnWtthsbeLjjE36m_GmMs9RbnyKnpGe_h

References and relevant articles (screenshots taken from here):

Updates:
Ukraine conflict:
https://www.livescience.com/scythian-gold-stolen-ukraine-museum

A Second Worker at the Melitopol Museum of Local History in Ukraine Has Reportedly Been Abducted by Russian Soldiers

Ukrainian Soldiers Discovered a Trove of Ancient Greek Urns While Digging Trenches in Odessa

Ukrainian soldiers find ancient amphorae whilst digging defences

Parthenon Marbles:

Amid Mounting Public Pressure, Greece and the U.K. Have Agreed to a New Round of Talks About a Possible Return of the Parthenon Marbles


https://www.ekathimerini.com/news/1185051/mendoni-rejects-claim-parthenon-sculptures-retrieved-from-the-rubble/
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2022/may/23/greece-rebuts-british-museum-claim-parthenon-marbles-were-removed-from-rubble

Looty:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-61318785

New News:
Medieval Manuscripts digitised:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-61298501
https://digital.nls.uk/early-manuscripts/

Female migration to Bronze Age Orkney:
https://phys.org/news/2022-05-skeletal-bronze-age-orkney-cemetery.html

Search for the Gaspee:
https://eu.providencejournal.com/story/news/local/2022/05/10/hms-gaspee-250-year-anniversary-brings-new-search-remains-gaspee-days-ri-marine-archaeology-project/9704581002/

Qianlong vase:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-61479493

Casket of Mary, Queen of Scots:
https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2022/may/19/casket-linked-to-mary-queen-of-scots-bought-for-nation-scotland

ArtNet selection:

Art Industry News: ‘Aquaman’ Star Jason Momoa Got Hung Out to Dry for Posting Illicit Sistine Chapel Footage on Instagram + Other Stories

Mary Anning statue:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-61520324

Roman coin trove:
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/amateur-archaeologist-in-switzerland-stumbles-onto-trove-of-coins-dated-to-constantine-the-greats-reign-180980025/

Oliver Cromwell’s mother:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-61347711

Roman bust in Goodwill:
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/may/09/texas-woman-goodwill-2000-year-old-roman-relic

Alabama cave art:
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/3-d-scans-reveal-gigantic-native-american-cave-art-in-alabama-180980004/

Archaeologists Have Revealed North America’s Largest Cave Paintings in Rural Alabama Through the Magic of 3D Imaging

Royal Memorabilia auction:

Chiswick Auctions – Happy and Glorious: A Royal Sale


https://www.chiswickauctions.co.uk/auction/details/31-may-2022-happy-and-glorious-a-royal-sale/?au=825&pp=96&so=2&g=1

Walker borrows shackles:
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/may/05/slaves-shackles-put-on-show-with-sculptures-at-liverpool-gallery

Events and exhibitions:

https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/walter-sickert

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sutton-hoo/features/swords-of-kingdoms-the-staffordshire-hoard-at-sutton-hoo

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/marble-hill

https://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/whats-on/superbloom-at-the-tower-of-london/#gs.2m0qth

https://gunpowderimmersive.com/

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