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… there's an Assyrian dictionary serving the cuneiform community. The project was begun 50 years ago.
Craft historian Glenn Adamson has a thing or two to say about how, now, to construe postmodernism.
The Brothers Houdini (before Dash, before Bess, before Harry Handcuff Houdini) caught in action, and brought to light by Dean Carnegie, Magic Detective. This appears to be a photo of Houdini when he was perhaps in his late teens. He and his partner, probably Jacob Hyman, are shown performing miscellaneous magic and the Metamorphosis trunk trick at Kohl & Middleton's Museum in Chicago.
Today's Morning Edition on NPR offered "'Chasing Aphrodite' And Other Dirty Art World Deals", an interesting overview of the latest gossipy page-turner in museology, Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World's Richest Museum.
There's an interesting interview of art history blogger David Packwood over at Three Pipe Problem.