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Anglo-Saxon Gold Hoard Discovery (2009)

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  • Markings tell the most important story when dating pottery

    What can you tell us about this platter? The family story is that it was found hidden in the wall of a Baltimore hotel that was under demolition, and that it was put there to save it during the Civil War. My grandfather got it between 1920-1935. A: I...
  • New work by Campion, Lauterbach, Hillman, Brock-Broido

    New work by Campion, Lauterbach, Hillman, Brock-Broido
    El Dorado Peter Campion University of Chicago Press: 80 pp., $18 paper Peter Campion, in his new book, re-creates the overheard sounds, ring tones, robo-blab and self-announcings of an airport concourse, spliced into imitation of Anglo-Saxon "riddles"...
  • 'Cursed' Roman ring may be Tolkien's 'ring to rule them all'

    An exhibit opening Tuesday at England's National Trust property The Vyne in Hampshire will feature a rather precious object — perhaps even the Precious, as Gollum would have it. The exhibit centers around a "cursed" Roman ring that is believed to...
  • Dream home: Twin historic town houses in Federal Hill

    Dream home: Twin historic town houses in Federal Hill
    A pair of side-by-side brick townhouses might be two of the most lovingly restored homes in the historic neighborhood of Federal Hill. They sit off a wide, brick-lined street. Separated on the ground level by a sally port (a narrow, open passage way),...
  • The Siren's Call: A horn of plenty's worth of holiday reading

    The Siren's Call: A horn of plenty's worth of holiday reading
    One Thanksgiving lesson most school kids probably don't receive has to do with the horn of plenty adorning festive paintings. For me it always seemed like a weird choice for carrying harvested food — what about a simple, flat-bottomed basket? But...
  • The Look for Less: Staffordshire dog purebreds vs. HSN's new pups

     
    A couple of summers back I wrote about the Los Angeles residence of fashion designer Johnson Hartig, a home filled with recent Damien Hirst paintings and a curious collection of antique ceramic figurines, including packs of Staffordshire dogs in almost......
  • 'Camelot' costume designer Joan Bergin discusses the Starz series

     
    In the course of researching an article about great costume design on TV, I had the opportunity to chat with Joan Bergin, costume designer for "Camelot," the new Starz series based on the Arthurian legend. The Irish costume designer picked......
  • Wall Art: The 'how' of the hanging

    Wall Art: The 'how' of the hanging
    Often lost in the sea of nails, hooks, hammers, levels (and expletives) is the potential for glory that exists in the hanging of art on one's walls. We're talking about the arrangement and composition -- the "how" of the hanging. We're talking about...
  • HOME AND KITCHEN DESIGN TOUR

    Gayle Anderson was live in Pasadena for a preview of the PASADENA ASID 23rd ANNUAL HOME & KITCHEN TOUR. On Sunday, October 4th you can visit five unique homes throughout Pasadena and Arcadia and meet the designers, see the trends, get ideas, shop, and...
  • Slavery And The Persistent Memory

    In any culture, the past and present swirl around each other, touching and, in some sense, changing the other. During the recently ended rebel war in Sierra Leone, as during the slave trade, people made desperate choices to protect themselves and their...
  • 10 can't-miss classics

    10 can't-miss classics
    They are as familiar to us as our childhood homes, yet they still feel fresh and current. These 10 classic designs — constantly reimagined — have proved their enduring appeal over decades and even centuries. They transcend trendiness: They'...