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Lost poem by Sappho discovered

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Lost poem by Sappho discovered
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Image: Wikimedia Commons. Sappho, a Greek lyric poet who died circa 570 BC, was greatly admired by her contemporaries, but today only a handful of her poems survive.

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Erotic tiles to go on show at Museum of London for Valentine's Day special

Erotic tiles to go on show at Museum of London for Valentine's Day special | Sex History | Scoop.it

For one night only next month, amorous visitors to the Museum of London will have the chance to see the steamy side of the 18th century.


A series of erotic tiles, detailing various sexual positions and even spanking, will go on display for the first time at a late-night Valentine’s Day event at the site in the heart of the City.

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4,000-year-old erotica depicts a strikingly racy ancient sexuality

4,000-year-old erotica depicts a strikingly racy ancient sexuality | Sex History | Scoop.it
Clay plaques at The Israel Museum, made 1,500 years before the Kama Sutra, display graphically that Old Babylonian culture held an ‘exalted’ view of sex
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Elisha Evelyn's curator insight, January 22, 2014 2:29 PM

This scoop really does not relate to what we have been talking about but i found it very intersting that people have been doing this for a long time. 

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Archaeologists find prehistoric Romeo and Juliet locked in eternal embrace - USATODAY.com

Archaeologists find prehistoric Romeo and Juliet locked in eternal embrace - USATODAY.com | Sex History | Scoop.it
It could be humanity's oldest story of doomed love. Archaeologists have unearthed two skeletons from the Neolithic period locked in a tender embrace and buried outside Mantua, just 25 miles south of Verona, the romantic city where Shakespeare set...

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Jahaiyra Albert's curator insight, October 11, 2013 3:35 PM

This is just the cutest!

Sarah Kerr's curator insight, November 21, 2013 6:14 PM

I'm going to categorize this scoop under Women in Ancient History because, it is lovey-dovey. This scoop is about a grave site uncovered outside  Mantua. The two people buried are locked in a hugging embrace and are given the nickname of "Romeo and Juliet" just because the ancient story which takes place in Verona, Italy is just 25 miles from where this site was uncovered. 

Patrick Kwong's curator insight, January 29, 2014 2:16 PM

The article says that they are still wondering how they died. But even though we know how Romeo and Juliet die, this seems like an ancient predecessor for Shakespeare's classic.

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Men, Women, and Inequality in the Neolithic

Men, Women, and Inequality in the Neolithic | Sex History | Scoop.it

Does the rich dude get the hot chick -- even in prehistory?


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Sarah Kerr's curator insight, November 7, 2013 1:06 AM

This scoop explores the who the  greater gender was in Neolithic times.

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