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Welcome to History Buff, a blog for history lovers everywhere! History Buff brings news stories about archaeology from around the world together on one site. From finds in ancient Egypt to new discoveries in anthropology, History Buff wants to know. And feel free to stop by History Buff's ** Author Interviews** for Q&As with authors of historical fiction. Enjoy!

Michelle Moran
Historical fiction author

As an historical fiction writer I am fascinated by news stories featuring the past as it's unearthed and reimagined and brought to life. I spend a
large quantity of time searching for news in archaeology and history. Once in a great while a new archaeological discovery will act as an inspiration for what I'm currently writing. But most of the time the news stories I read are simply interesting tidbits of history. Unfortunately, I have disallowed comments because I travel so frequently that I can neither monitor nor respond to them. But I would still love to share the history that I find fascinating each day. So welcome! And feel free to visit my website at www.michellemoran.com.

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1.31.2013

What Does First-century Roman Graffiti Say?


1.30.2013

World's oldest portrait reveals the ice-age mind


1.28.2013

Subway work in Greece unearths ancient gold wreath



Research Team Investigates Demise of Neanderthals in Spain


1.24.2013

Family footwear find shows new side to Roman military


1.23.2013

Fossil human traces line to modern Asians


1.22.2013

Roman man's face finally revealed at Caerleon museum


1.20.2013

Archeologists revise image of ancient Celts


1.18.2013

'Exceptional' find of Roman statues linked to poet Ovid


1.16.2013

What Did Our Ancestors Look Like? Hair and Eye Color Can Be Determined for Ancient Human Remains


1.15.2013

Roman era graffiti found on Colosseum


1.14.2013

Pompeii 'Wall Posts' Reveal Ancient Social Networks



Ancient Pompeians Could Go Upstairs to Pee


1.12.2013

Loaded Revolutionary War-Era Cannon Found In Central Park


1.11.2013

Archaeologists unearth 3,000-year-old Egyptian tombs


1.10.2013

Voluntary slavery? Ancient Egyptians paid a monthly fee to become temple slaves


1.09.2013

Gaza's archaeological treasures at risk from war and neglect


1.08.2013

Ancient Eye Treatment Recovered From Tuscan Shipwreck


1.07.2013

Roman theatre discovered in Kent


1.04.2013

Famed Roman shipwreck reveals more secrets


1.02.2013

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1.01.2013

Rebirth of the Viking warship that may have helped Canute conquer the seas