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Pu bl i c a t i o n sf o r mt h ec o r eo fi n t e l l i g e n tc o mmu n i c a t i o n s .Ne ws p a p e r s ,ma g a z i n e s ,b o o k sc a r r y k n o wl e d g ea n di n f o r ma t i o ni nt h emo s tp e l l u c i d f o r m.Th i n g st h a tc a n n o tb ec o n v e y e dt h r o u g h s p e e c ho rp e r s o n a lc o n v e r s a t i o n sc a ne a s i l yma k e g r e a t e ri mp a c tt h r o u g hp u b l i c a t i o n s . He t f o r dMCRh a ss t a r t e d' Th eHa r t ' t oc o n v e yi t s o wnme s s a g et ot h ewo r l d . Asas t u d e n tg r o u po fd i v e r s eb a c k g r o u n d sa n d d i s c i p l i n e s , MCRh a sa no p p o r t u n i t yt oc u l t i v a t e mu l t i c u l t u r a l i s m, mu l t i t a l e n t s h i pa n dr e a pt h e b e s tb e n e f i t s . Ho we v e r , MCRsa r eg e n e r a l l yc o n s i d e r e do n l ya sap l a c ef o rs o c i a li n t e r a c t i o n s . I t h i n kwi t hp r o p e re n c o u r a g e me n tf r o mt h ec o l l e g e , t h es t r u c t u r ea n dp u r p o s eo fMCRc a ng e t an e wme a n i n g . Un l i k ed e p a r t me n t so ri n s t i t u t e s , c o l l e g e sh a v ear e a d yp o o lo fg r a d u a t e swi t h mu l t i d i s c i p l i n a r yb a c k g r o u n d s . An dap u r p o s e f u l i n t e r a c t i o n sa mo n gt h e mc a nh a v es i g n i f i c a n t i mp a c to ni n t e l l e c t u a la n dr e s e a r c ho u t c o me s . Th eHa r twi l lt r yt oh e l pt of o s t e rt h e s ei n t e r a c t i o n sa n dc o mmu n i c a t i o n s . Fr o mr e s e a r c hi n t e r e s tt oc r e a t i v ewr i t i n g , e v e r y t h i n gwi l lb ep a r to f t h eHa r t . He r t f o r dCo l l e g el e a d sma n yp r o g r e s s i v emo v e me n t si nOx f o r dUn i v e r s i t y . Th eHa r tc a nb ea g o o dc o mp a n i o ni nt h a tj o u r n e y . Ih o p ewi t ht i met h eHa r twi l lg r o wa sap l a t f o r m o fc e l e b r a t i n gMCR’ sd i v e r s i t ya n da c h i e v e me n t s . Mus t a kI bnAy ub, MCRPr e s i de nt


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Th eg r e a t e s tt r a n s f o r ma t i o nwi t n e s s e db yt h eUn i v e r s i t yo fOx f o r d a n dHe r f o r dCo l l e g ei nt h el a s tf i f t yy e a r sh a sb e e nt h eg r o wt ho f p o s t g r a d u a t es t u d i e sa n dt h en u mb e r sr e a d i n gf o rh i g h e rd e g r e e s . MCRsn o wv i ewi t hJ CRsf o rs p a c ea n da t t e n t i o ni nwa y su n i ma g i n a b l eag e n e r a t i o na g o . Th ed e ma n df o rh i g h e rd e g r e e sr e f l e c t se c o n o mi cc h a n g ea n da ni n c r e a s i n g l yg l o b a lr e a c hf o ra c a d e mi cs k i l l s t h a te n c o u r a g e si n d i v i d u a l s ’t r a n s f o r ma t i v ea mb i t i o n swi t h i nc o mmu n i t i e st h a tb e n e f i tf r o mt h e i rd i v e r s et a l e n t s . Th ep a r a d o xo fp o s t g r a d u a t es t u d ys e t st h es o l i t a r i n e s so fi n d i v i d u a lr e s e a r c hwi t h i ns u s t a i n i n g s o c i e t i e swi t h o u twh i c hp e r s o n a la c a d e mi ca c h i e v e me n ti si mp o s s i b l e . Th ea c c o mmo d a t i o no ft h i sc o n t r a s ti swh a tu n i v e r s i t i e sa r ef o r . I ti s a l s owh a tc o l l e g eMi d d l eCo mmo nRo o mswe r ec r e a t e dt oa s s i s t . Bu t c o mmo nr o o msc a nb ej u s tt h a t :s p a c e st h a tf u n c t i o no n l ywh e ni n h a b i t e da n da r eo t h e r wi s ed e r e l i c t . Top r o v i d eap e r ma n e n ts e n s ea n d r e a l i t yo fs h a r e de x p e r i e n c ea n di n t e r e s t s , c o mmu n a li n s t i t u t i o n sn e e d t ob ee s t a b l i s h e d . Th i si swh e r eTh eHa r tc o me si na n dwh yi ti st ob e we l c o me dn o tj u s tb yt h eMCRb u tb yt h ewh o l ec o l l e g ea saf o r u m a n df o c u sf o rg r a d u a t e st op o o li d e a s , n e ws , r e s e a r c h , a r g u me n t s , f e e l i n g sa n di mp r e s s i o n s . I tmu s tb eh o p e dt h a ta sTh eHa r tb e c o me saf a mi l i a rb e a s t , i twi l le v o l v ef r o mp a r i s hp u mpt oa c a d e mi cs h o wc a s e . Co n g r a t u l a t i o n so nt h ef i r s te d i t i o na n dg r e e t i n g st ot h i sn e wp a r t n e r i no u rc o l l e c t i v es c h o l a r l yl i f e .

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H A R T I t ' sg r e a tt os e et h i sn e wv e n t u r ef o rt h eMCRa n dIwi s hy o ua l ls u c c e s s . I th a ss e e me dt omeo v e rt h ep a s tc o u p l eo fy e a r st h a tt h eMCR i sd e t e r mi n e dt of i n da ni n d e p e n d e n tv o i c ewi t h i nt h eCo l l e g ec o mmu n i t ya n dt h i sp u b l i c a t i o nwi l lh o p e f u l l yb ea ni mp o r t a n tp a r to f t h a t . I ' mn o ts u r ey o ua l lr e a l i z ej u s th o wi mp o r t a n ty o ua r et ot h e f u t u r es u c c e s sa n dv i t a l i t yo fa c a d e mi at h r o u g h o u tt h ewo r l d-t h a t g l o b a lc o mmu n i t yo fs c h o l a r st owh i c hwea l lb e l o n gi no n ewa yo r a n o t h e r . Ih a v ea l wa y ss a i d , a n dwi l la l wa y ss a y , t h a two r k i n gwi t h g r a d u a t es t u d e n t si nmyl a bi st h emo s tr e wa r d i n gp a r to fmyj o b . I t i sa l s ot h emo s tp r o d u c t i v e !Il o v et h a te x c i t i n gt r a n s i t i o nwh e na s t u d e n tg e t si n t ot h ed r i v i n gs e a to ft h e i rr e s e a r c h , wh e nt h el u r eo f n e wd a t aa n dc r e a t i v ei d e a sb e c o me sa l mo s tama n i a !Ex c e l l e n t g r a d u a t ewo r ki st h ec o r n e r s t o n eo fa n ya c a d e mi cc a r e e r . Noo n e e v e ra s k smewh i c hu n i v e r s i t yIwa sa nu n d e r g r a d u a t ea t , b u tt h e y d oa s kwh e r eId i dmyPh D, a n dwh a ti twa sa b o u t . Bu twel i v ei n c h a l l e n g i n gt i me sf o rr e s e a r c h :f u n d i n gh a sn e v e rb e e ns od i f f i c u l t , t h e r ei sg l o b a lc o mp e t i t i o n , a n da na l lp e r v a d i n g" i mp a c t "a g e n d an oma t t e rwh a ty o urd i s c i p l i n ei s . On eo ft h ewa y st oma x i mi s et h e c h a n c e so fs u c c e s si nmyv i e wi st ob u i l dc o mmu n i t y , a n dt h e nu s e i t . I ns c h o l a r s h i p , a si na n yo t h e rwa l ko fl i f e , c o mmu n i t i e sp r o v i d e n o u r i s h me n t , c o l l e g i a l i t y , r e s o u r c ea n dc r e a t i v i t y ;as a n d p i tf o r i d e a s , i n n o v a t i o na n dn e wwa y so ft h i n k i n g . I nOxf o r dCo l l e g e swe h a v et h a tr e a d y ma d ec o mmu n i t y , b u tg r a d u a t e so f t e nf e e ls i d e l i n e d b e c a u s et h e yt h i n kt h e i rwo r ki st o os p e c i a l i s e d , n o to fg e n e r a li n t e r e s t . Ho wwr o n gt h i si s . Ic h a l l e n g ea n yo fy o ut os p e n dh a l fa nh o u r h a v i n gap r o p e rc o n v e r s a t i o nwi t ha n o t h e rg r a d u a t es t u d e n ty o u h a v en e v e rs p o k e nt ob e f o r ea n dn o tf i n da n y t h i n go fi n t e r e s to rr e l e v a n c et oy o u ro wna c a d e mi cwo r l d . Comet o g e t h e rf r o my o u rl a b s a n dl i b r a r i e sa n de x c h a n g ei d e a s , s k i l l s , k n o wl e d g e , o u t l o o k , i mp a c t . Si mp l ya p p r e c i a t i n ga n du n d e r s t a n d i n gs o me o n ee l s e ' swo r kwi l l ma k ey o uab e t t e rs c h o l a r . I fy o uc a na p p l ye v e nan o u g a to fa ni d e a t oy o u ro wnwo r kt h e nt h a two u l dh a v ema d et h ec o n v e r s a t i o np r i c e l e s s . On eo ft h ev e r ys t r o n gl e s s o n so fmyc a r e e rs of a ri sn e v e rt o t u r ny o u rb a c ko na no p p o r t u n i t y , n oma t t e rh o wb u s yy o ut h i n ky o u a r e . Th i sma g a z i n ei so n eo ft h o s eo p p o r t u n i t i e s , s os t a r ts o me t h i n g b i g !

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F E A T U R E :A NA F T E R N O O NA T TheBr i t i s hMus e um i soneofLondon’ st opa t t r a c t i ons . Howe ve r ,myf r i e nda ndIha dne ve rbe f or evi s i t e dt he f a me dmus e um a ndde c i de di twa shi ght i met ot a kea dva nt a geofourpr oxi mi t yt oLondona nde xpe r i e nc et he mus e um f orour s e l ve s .We booke dt r a i nt i c ke t s on Monda yf oraSa t ur da yvi s i t ,whi c h( wi t har a i lc a r d) c a met o12. 45GBP . Wec yc l e dt ot hes t a t i onf r o mt hegr a d c e nt e ra l l owi ngpl e nt yoft i met oc ol l e c tourt i c ke t sf r om t hema c hi ne sa ndpur c ha s ec of f e e sf ort hej our ne y . Wi t h10mi nut e st os pa r e ,wes t oodi ns i det hes t a t i ont o ke e pwa r m,whi l ewa i t i ngf ort het r a i n.Howe ve r ,wenot i c e dt hes t a t usboa r dr e a d“ De l a ye d”f orourt r a i n. Be i ng t hepa t i e ntpe opl et ha twea r e , a ndha vi ngnos t r i c ts c he dul ef ort heda y ,wes i ppe dourc of f e ea ndke pta ne yeo n t heboa r d,whi c hc ont i nue dt or e a d“ De l a ye d” .Ata ppr oxi ma t e l y1 1: 10AM,ourt r a i ni nf or ma t i on wa sr e move df r om t heboa r d.Wec ons i de r e dt ha ti tma yha ve be e nc a nc e l l e d, a sa not he rLondonboundt r a i nwa sduet o a r r i vei n20mi nut e s ,butwewe r eunc e r t a i n.Wea ppr oa c he dt hei nf or ma t i onde s k,whi c hc ompr i s e dof5a t t e nda nt sa l lc ha t t i nga mongs tt he ms e l ve sbe hi ndac ount e r . Ii nt e r r upt e dt he i rc ha t t e ra nda s ke d, “ Exc us eme , wa s t he1 1: 01t oPa ddi ngt onc a nc e l l e d? ” ,t owhi c ht he y s ponde d,“ No,t ha twa si t–i tj us tl e f t …”I ’ l ls umma r i z e wha t a mount e dt oave r yf r us t r a t i nge xc ha nge : i fe ve ryou t a ket het r a i nf r om Oxf or ds t a t i on,a l wa ysa s kt hei nf or ma t i onde s kwhe t he rornotyourpa r t i c ul a rt r a i ni son t i me ,be c a us et hes t a t usboa r dsa r enota l wa ysa c c ur a t e a ndc a nnotbet r us t e d, e s pe c i a l l yi fyourt r a i ns t a t usr e a ds “ De l a ye d” .Thi r t ymi nut e sa f t e rouri nt e nde dde pa r t ur e t i me ,weboa r de doutt r a i nt oPa ddi ngt on. Wea r r i ve dt ot heBr i t i s hMus e um a t1PM,ha vi ngt a ke n t heunde r gr oundt oHol bor na ndwa l ke df r om t he r e .We t ookama pf r omt hei nf or ma t i onpoi nt i nt hel obby( “ s ugge s t e d”dona t i on1GBP)a ndhe a de di nt ot he“ Enl i ght e nme nt ”r oom( Room1, of f i c i a l l y“ Enl i ght e nme nt : Di s c ove r i ngt hewor l di nt hee i ght e e nt hc e nt ur y” ) .Ther oom i s me a ntt oi nt r oduc et hevi s i t ort ot heMus e uma ndgi vea n i de aoft hec ol l e c t i onsonof f e r .Ther oom wa sor i gi na l l y bui l t t ohous et hel i br a r yofKi ngGe or geI I I , ho we ve rt ha t c ol l e c t i onofbooksha ss i nc ebe e nmove dt oaBr i t i s hLi br a r ybui l di nga tSt .Pa nc r a s .TheEnl i ght e nme ntr oom s t i l lma i nt a i nst hel i br a r yt r a di t i onbyhous i ngac ol l e c t i onofbooksf r om t heHous eofCommonst hr oughout t her oom, whe r et heKi ng’ sbookswe r epr e vi ous l yc a s e d. Thi sba l a nc eofl i br a r ya ndmus e um s e e msi nc a l c ul a t e d s ync hr onywi t ht heof f i c i a lt he meoft her oom, “ Enl i ght e nme nt :Di s c ove r i ngt hewor l di nt hee i ght e e nt hc e nt ur y” .AsIr oa me da r oundt her ooms , It r ul yf e l ta st hough Iwa si ns ome one ’ spr i va t el i br a r y ,pe e ki nga tt he i rl i t e r a r yi nt e r e s t sa nda dmi r i ngt he i re c l e c t i cc ol l e c t i onofobj e c t s .Not e wor t hyi t e msf r om t hi sc ol l e c t i onwe r ebr i l l i a nt l yc ol or e da pot he c a r yj a r s ,pl a t e s ,a nddi s he sf r om Re na i s s a nc eI t a l y , awoode ni nne r c of f i nofamummy , a n i mpr e s s i vec oi nc ol l e c t i on, s hoec ol l e c t i onwi t he xa mpl e s f r omva r i ousc ul t ur e s ,a ndma nys c i e nt i f i ci ns t r ume nt s .

Though,t her oom wa sve r yi nvi t i ngwi t hi t ’ sol dl i br a r y vi be ,Ibe ga nt of i ndt hec ol l a geofa r t i f a c t sabi tove r s t i mul a t i ng. Myf r i e nda ndIr e qui r e dabi t mor eor ga ni z a t i on,s oa f t e ra bout45mi n,wewe r er e a dyt ohe a dupt he Ea s tSt a i r st os t a r te xpl or i ngf r omt het opdown. Att het opf l oor ,wes t a r t e dwi t ht heSuda n,Egypt ,a nd Nubi ae xhi bi t( Room 65i nt hemus e um ma p) .Ha vi ng s e e nt hewor dEgypt ,onemi ghte xpe c tt oi mme di a t e l y s e ee l a bor a t emummydi s pl a ysa ndhi e r ogl yphs .Howe ve r ,t hi sr oom i sve r yi nt e r e s t i ngi nt ha ti tr e ve a l sNi l e Va l l e yc ul t ur e syour a r e l yhe a ra bout-TheNubi a nsa n d Kus h,a nc i e ntc ul t ur e sofmode r nda ySuda n.Oneobj e c t wes pe nt s omet i mea dmi r i ngwa sas t e l af r o mMe r oe( a nc i e ntc a pi t a loft heKi ngdom ofKus h)f r om a bout24BC, whi c hi sl a r ge l yi nde c i phe r a bl e ,be c a us ei ti soneoft he f e wa nc i e ntl a ngua ge st ha tha veye tt obeunde r s t ood. Howe ve r , duet ot hei ma ge sa t t het opoft hes t e l a , a ndt he me nt i onoft wor e c ogni z a bl ena me swi t hi nt het e xt( t he na me s ofAma ni r e na sa nd Aki ni da d) ,one oft he m ( Ama ni r e na s )i st hought t oha vebe e naKus hr ul e rdur i ng ac onf l i c twi t ht heRoma nsi nt heye a r24AD. Wi t honl y onena mea st he i rc l ue ,s c hol a r sha vehypot he s i z e dt ha t t hes t e l ama yha vebe e nma det oc omme mor a t et hi sc onf l i c t .

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T H EB R I T I S HMU S E U M Iwa sa ma z e da tt henumbe ra ndva r i e t yofmummy c a s e s ,out e rc of f i ns ,i nne rc of f i ns ,a ndde a t hma s kson di s pl a y( a l lda t i nga nywhe r ef r om a bout260 0BCunt i l a bou t395AD) .Equa l l ya ma z i ngwa st hel e ve lofi nt r i c a t ede t a i lt ha twe nti nt oe a c hl e ve lofbur i a l–l a ye rupon l a ye rofor na t e l ypa i nt e dc of f i ns .Se ve r a li nne rc of f i ns we r egi l de dt oa ppe a ra sgol de ns t a t ue swi t hbl a c kha i r . Onec a s ewa spa i nt e d,g i l de di npa r t s ,a nde ve ni nc or por a t e da c t ua lpr e c i ouss t one sa sj e we l r yove rt hec he s ta nd f i nge r s .I nt e r e s t i ngl y ,t hemus e um a l s oha ds e ve r a lRoma ni nf l ue nc e dc of f i nsf r omt heRoma npe r i odi nEgypt , whi c hs howc a s ea tl e a s tonewa yi nwhi c ht heRoma ns a dop t e dEgypt i a nt r a di t i on.I twa sa r oundt hi st i met ha tI be ga nt oc ompl a i nofhunge ra ndi ns i s t e dwes t opf ora l i ghtl unc h.Wede c i de dt oe xpl or et hene a r bye a t e r i e s , r a t he rt ha ns na c ka tt hemus e um,whi c hpr ove dt obea mi s t a ke . Wewa l ke dt oane a r byt e ahous e , buta swewe ntt oope n t hedoor ,as i gnr e a d“ Wea r ec ompl e t e l ybooke df ort he da y . ”Ouc h. Ok. Ont ot hene xtpl a c e . Al ove l yhot e lwi t h af a nc yr e s t a ur a nt .Se e me dabi tove rourbudge t s ,s owe wa l k e don.Wef oundac a f éonBl ooms bur yWa ya nd s t e ppe di n.“ He l l o,doyouha veaf oodme nu? ” ,Ia s ke d . “ I ’ ms or r y ,butwe ’ vej us ts t oppe ds e r vi ngf ood. ”Gr e a t . Ont ot hene xt pl a c e . ApubonBl ooms bur yWa y . Wewa l k i na ndi mme di a t e l ynot i c e das t r i ngofpa c ka ge dc r i s ps a ndnut sha ngi ngf r ombe hi ndt heba r . Tha t ’ saba ds i gn… Byt hi st i me ,wede c i de dweoughtt of or ge ta boutal i ght l unc ha ndf i ni s hourt ouroft hemus e um be f or ei tc l os e d. “ Don’ twor r y , ”s a i dmyf r i e nd,a swewa l ke dba c kt ot he mus e um,“ I ’ vegots omenut si nmypur s e . ” Wea r r i ve dba c kt ot hemus e um,he a de dba c kupt ot he t opf l oor , a ndi nt ot he“ Me di e va lEur ope10501500”e xhi bi t( Roo m 40) .AsIdi s c r e t e l yni bbl e donaha ndf ulof nut s , wes t udi e dt hef i r s t i t e mondi s pl a y , whi c hwa ss t unni ng.“ TheRoya lGol dCup”wa sgi ve nt oCha r l e sVIof Fr a nc ei n1391byhi sunc l eJ e a nDucdeBe r r y( J ohn, DukeofBe r r y) .By1435i twa si nt heha ndsoft heEn gl i s hr oya lhous e hol d.Dur i ngt her e i gnofKi ngHe nr y VI I I ,Tudorr os e swe r ea dde dt ot hes t e m.I tha dva r i ous owne r sove rt hene xt s e ve r a l hundr e dye a r s , but i n1883i t a ppe a r e dont hePa r i sma r ke t !I t ’ sbe e ni nt hepos s e s s i on oft heBr i t i s hMus e ums i nc e1892. Fr om Me di e va lEur ope ,wehe a de di nt ot he“ Cl oc ksa nd Wa t c he s ”e xhi bi t( Rooms38a nd39) . He r e , Is pot t e dt wo c l oc kst ha ta bs ol ut e l yma demyda y . Thef i r s twa saRi mba ul tmus i c a lt a bl ec l oc kda t i ngf r om 1765.Thec l oc ki s notonl ybe a ut i f ul l ybui l ta ndpa i nt e d,buti tha sa ni nt r i c a t ewoodwor ki ngs c e newi t hmovi ngpa r t s !Ea c hf i gur e i sha mme r i ng ors a wi ng a wa yi nt hewood s hop.I c oul dn’ tbe l i e vet hee xqui s i t ec ondi t i ono ft hi sc ompl e x pi e c e .Ont heot he rs i deoft her oom wa squi t eanove l c l oc k.I twa sat a l lf l oorc l oc kf r om t he17t hc e nt ur y .I t wa s n’ t pa r t i c ul a r l ybe a ut i f ul , howe ve rt heRoma nnume r a l ss e e me dt ogl ow. Whe nIr e a dt hede s c r i pt i on,Is a wi t wa sa“ l ongc a s eni ght c l oc k”wi t hapl a c et oke e pabur ni ngoi ll a mpi ns i de ,be hi ndt hec l oc kf a c e–wha taf i r e ha z a r d!Oner e a l l yne e dst ot e l lt i mea tn i ghti nor de rt o t a ket hi ski ndofr i s k.

Thene xtr oom wee xpl or e dwa st he“ Mone y”e x hi bi t . The r ewe r es e ve r a lt ype sofc ur r e nc yondi s pl a y ,ol da nd ne w,butoneoft hemos ti nt e r e s t i ngpi e c e swa sa nol d Br i t i s hpe nnyc oi nmi nt e di n1903a nds t a mpe dwi t ht he phr a s e ,“ VOTESFOR WOMEN” . Su f f r a g e t t e si nt he UK us e dt hi st a c t i ct oc i r c ul a t et heme s s a ge ,i ns ma l l c ha nge ,a mongt hepopul a t i on.Wome ni nt heUK r e c e i ve dt her i ghtt ovot ei n1928. Wi t honl y45mi nt os pa r e ,wema deourwa yt hr ought he Anc i e ntGr e e c ea nd Rome r oomson t het op f l oor ( Rooms6973,t hough t he r ea r ema ny mo r eAnc i e nt Gr e e c ea ndRomee xhi bi t sont hegr oundf l oor ) .We pa s s e di t e msofj e we l r y ,pot t e r y ,r i t ua lpi e c e s ,a nde ve n s omegl a s sve s s e l s .Atf i r s tIwa ss ur pr i s e dt he r ewa s n’ t mor egl a s sondi s pl a yt hr oughoutt hemus e um. Iha ds e e n af e wgl a s sve s s e l si nt heEgypta ndSuda ne xhi bi ta nda f e wmor ei nt heAnc i e ntGr e e c ea ndRomer ooms( a tt he e ndoft heda y) ,butIha de xpe c t e dmor e .Thet r u t hi s , gl a s si sha r de rt oc omebyi nt hea r c ha e ol ogi c a lr e c or d.I r e me mbe rbe i ngonadi gi nt heSa ngr oVa l l e yofI t a l yi n 2012a ndl e a r ni ngt ha tgl a s si sar a r ef i nd,mos t l yduet o i t sc ompos i t i on. Ic ont a c t e dmya r c ha e ol ogi s tf r i e nd, who s pe c i a l i z e si nRoma npot t e r y , butha swor ke de xt e ns i ve l y wi t hRoma ngl a s sa swe l l .Shea t t r i but e dt her a r i t yof gl a s st oi t sf r a gi l i t ya ndpa t i na t i on( whe r egl a s se f f e c t i ve l ydi s s ol ve s ) . Thi swoul de xpl a i nwhya l mos ta l lt hegl a s s obj e c t swes a wa tt hemus e um wa sdi s c ove r e di nt ombs , pr ot e c t e df r om t he s er i s ks .Though,note ve r ypi e c eof gl a s sondi s pl a ywa si npe r f e c tc ondi t i on.Onei nt r i gui ng pi e c ewa sas i mpl es ha r dofgl a s st ha tha ds o mee t c hi ng oni t ,whi c h,a c c or di ngt ot hei nf or ma t i onc a r d,wa sa c ur s ef r om onema nt oa not he r ,ove ral e ga ldi s put et ha t ha dbe e nunr e s ol ve d!Some onede c i de dt ot a kei tt ot he Gods( Iwonde rhowi ta l lt ur ne dout …) . Themos tbe a ut i f ula ndi mpr e s s i vegl a s sobj e c tIs a w wa sal a r gec l e a r bl uec yl i ndr i c a lbox( c ompl e t ewi t hl i d! )f r om a bout50 ADde s c r i be da sbe i ngf ounds ome whe r ene a rRome . Addi t i ona l l y ,t hei nf or ma t i onc a r ds a i di tc ont a i nsa s he s i ns i dea ndwa sl i ke l yus e da sac r e ma t i onur na ts ome poi nt . I fonl yt hepe r s onwhoputt hea s he si ns i der e a l i z e d wha ta na ppr opr i a t eme t a phort hi swoul doneda ybef or t hef r a gi l i t ya ndr a r i t yofl i f ei t s e l f( …pr oba bl ynot ) . Ast hega l l e r ya s s i s t a nts t a r t e ds hout i ngf ore ve r y on et o l e a ve( a t5: 30PM,s ha r p)wema deade c i s i ont oha ve di nne rne a rCove ntGa r de n,whi c hwa sa10mi nut ewa l k a wa y .Iqui c kl yma deat a bl er e s e r va t i ona taFr e nc h r e s t a ur a ntonmyphonea ndwewe r ea l ls e tbe f or ewe e ve nma dei tdownt hes t a i r s .I naf l a s h,ourvi s i tt ot he Br i t i s hMus e umwa sove ra ndwewe r eoutt hedoor . Ne xt t i me( a ndt he r ewi l lc e r t a i nl ybeane xtt i me )Ipl a nt o a r r i vee a r l i e ra ndbr i ngmor enut s .

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Wes t a r t e dt os h a r ei d e a smo r ea n dmo r e , a n da sIb e c a mec o mf o r t a b l ei nmya e s t h e t i c a p p r o a c ht oo u rl i t t l ec a r t o o n i s hc a r d s , Ib e g a nma k i n gc a r d sf o ro t h e ro c c a s i o n s . Su dd e n l y , Ih a das t a c k su p o ns t a c k so fh a n d d r a wnc a r d sa n d( s u r p r i s i n g l y , t ome )s e v e r a l h a n d f u l so fp e o p l ea s k i n gmewh e r et h e yc o u l dp u r c h a s et h e ma n ds u g g e s t i n gIp u t t h e mo n l i n e . So , I ' mi nt h ep r o c e s so fd o i n gj u s tt h a ta twww. s o l i v a g a n t s . c o m, wh i c hi n v o l v e sal o t o ft e a c h i n gmy s e l fAd o b eI l l u s t r a t o rt h r o u g ht e d i o u sYo u t u b et u t o r i a l s , t r y i n gt od e t e r mi n et h ed i f f e r e n c eb e t we e ns e e mi n g l yi d e n t i c a lp a p e rt y p e s , a n dc o n v e r t i n gb e t we e n n o to n l yc e n t i me t e r sa n di n c h e sb u ta l s oc o l o rmo d e s ,p i x e l sc o u n t s ,a n ds t a n d a r d p a p e rs i z e swh e n , i nr e a l i t y , Ir e a l l ys h o u l db ewo r k i n go np a p e r sa n d , y o uk n o w, p r o ba b l yt h a td e g r e et h i n gIc a meh e r ef o r .

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