Mother's Day always falls on the fourth Sunday during the period of Lent, when people typically give up things like certain foods or bad habits for the days leading up to Easter.
However, in America, it always falls on the second Sunday in May. In America, Mother's Day was established in 1914 - thanks to campaigns by the mums' groups which were established during the Civil War.
page ID=517&n ID=104790&News Cat ID=375 Evidence of a Roman settlement outside Rugby: Looking for a Roman villa near Eastbourne:
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and questioned: Feature on the Copper Scroll: A carpet mosaic at Hisham Palace was briefly uncovered: UNESCO put out a declaration denying Jewish ties to Temple Mount with expected reaction (varies): https:// … probably related: https:// More on that ‘goddess’ figurine from Catal Huyuk: https:// on ‘Hezekiah’s toilet’: ================================================================ ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS) ================================================================ Untouched Hellenistic burials from Mugla:
while the ‘scan pyramids project’ seeks an extension: Content/9/40/245727/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Some Late Period tombs from Aswan: Content/9/40/246263/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/They’ve restored the barque shrine of Tuthmosis III: is trying to prevent an auction of some antiquities: Content/9/44/246249/Heritage/Museums/They’re still wondering about that Sekhemka statue: GEw6fefl8/Feature on the search for Tut: On what drove ‘neolithization’ in Jordan: 5000 years bp grape seeds from Izmir:
page ID=238&nid=104803&News Cat ID=375 A study suggests Tel Megiddo was destroyed some 3000 years bp by a rather fast-moving fire: https:// of some previously-unknown Canaanite revolt against Egypt from Jaffa: A late Bronze Age shipyard from Dana Island:
Thanks to Arthur Shippee, Dave Sowdon, Edward Rockstein, Kurt Theis, John Mc Mahon, Barnea Selavan, Joseph Lauer, Mike Ruggeri, Hernan Astudillo, Bob Heuman, David Critchley, Hernan Astudillo, Rick Heli, Barbara Saylor Rodgers, Jona Lendering, Laurel Carey, Mata Kimasitayo Richard Campbell, Richard C. Sargent for headses upses this week (as always hoping I have left no one out).wpisrc=nl_az_most More on salt at Chaco Canyon: on that buried ‘bison feast’ from Alberta: More on that mastodon skeleton from Michigan: ================================================================ CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA ================================================================ An 8000 years bp ‘cache’ of animal bones from Mexico: Evidence of ancient dog sacrifice beneath a zoo in Peru: int_sec=11&int_new=90836 thing on the dig at El Pilar: the effects of the ‘rubber boom’ on animal life in South America: century Chinese porcelain in Acapulco: on the latest finds from Cahuachi: Feature on the discovery (a while back) of Naia: More on the tombs from Homul: https:// —– Mike Ruggeri’s Ancient Americas Breaking News: A Ancient Meso America News: ================================================================ OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST ================================================================ Interesting finds about Frankincense (spun various ways): On assorted celebrated codices: the history of the pencil: On Marcantonio Raimondi’s dubious distinction: https:// How ancient ‘spear throwers’ work: raised Roald Amundsen’s ship: of umbrage as art history a-levels were axed in the UK: …Anna Jarvis, the leader of this movement, campaigned for a May date in memory of her own mum - who had died that month.Happy Monday ❄️🌅 Photo Credit: @edda_maria 📸 • • #visitbrighton #lovebrighton #love #brighton #brightonpier #brightonbeach #palacepier #monday #city #travelgram #visit #travel #explore #discover #citydestination #mondaymotivation #citygrammers Brighton's Best Restaurant Awards are happening all over again TOMORROW NIGHT!