Archaeologists working at Pompeii found the stays of a pregnant tortoise along with her egg.
“Archeologists on the historic Greek metropolis of Kelenderis on the Turkish coast have, for the primary time, found burial presents, together with glass bracelets, at a toddler’s grave together with a furnace for tile manufacturing.”
The Nationwide Information has an illustrated story a couple of fantastically embellished tomb found a couple of years in the past within the Decapolis metropolis of Capitolias.
Asshur, the traditional capital of Assyria, will probably be flooded if development work on a close-by dam is accomplished.
Hierapolis’s Plutonium (aka “gate to hell”) is now open to vacationers for the primary time. The vapors are nonetheless lethal, however guests can method the gate “from a secure distance” to peek into the portal to the underworld.
The Biblical Language Middle is providing quite a lot of reside video courses in biblical Hebrew and Koiné Greek within the coming months.
Zoom lecture on July 14: “Meals and Alcohol within the Hebrew Bible,” by Rebekah Walton
UCSD acquired a present of $1 million to broaden its program of archaeological research of Israel and the japanese Mediterranean (subscription). A lot of the cash will go towards supporting cyber-archaeology.
Carl Rasmussen shares extra pictures of the solely utterly preserved constructing devoted to the worship of Roman emperors within the 1st century.
Bryan Windle identifies the High 3 Stories in Biblical Archaeology within the month of June as “tales associated to the traditional empire of Mitanni, a Roman emperor, and a Jewish proselyte.”
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Arne Halbakken, Explorator