The largest ancient tomb ever discovered in Greece dates to the time of Alexander the Great and is located near Amphipolis. Archaeologists are hoping that the tomb is intact.
Beth Alpert Nakhai is leading a Survey on Field Safety and needs you to answer a few questions.
Another good one from Wayne Stiles: 3 Golan Heights Sites with Odd Names and Curious Histories.
Clyde Billington is on the Book and the Spade discussing the latest discoveries at Huqoq and the shovel survey at Khirbet el-Araj.
Construction begins next month on the yet-unnamed Bible museum being built by Steve Green in Washington, DC.
There are now more private museums than public in Turkey.
BibleX shares a quote on the importance of biblical geography from an older commentary on Joshua.
(Alas, the anticipated survey of Palestine east of the Jordan was never completed.)
Here’s a new book you might find valuable, co-written by a Christian and agnostic to give an objective perspective: The Context of Christ: The History and Politics of Judea and Rome, 100 BC – AD 33 ($2.99).