New release: “a public, open platform for the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME), which . . . aggregates, through an ongoing program, digital records of published materials, documents, maps, artifacts, audiovisual recordings, and more from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.”
Fifty titles from Brown Judaic Studies have been released in open access format.
New: Studies in Literacy and Textualization in the Ancient Near East and in the Hebrew Scriptures: Essays in Honour of Professor Alan R. Millard, edited by Daniel I. Block, David C. Deuel, C. John Collins, Paul J. N. Lawrence (Pickwick, $49).
Eric Cline will be the first speaker in the Friends of ASOR’s new webinar series. The topic is “Digging Deeper: How Archaeology Works,” and it will be held on August 9 at 8 pm Eastern. Registration and payment is required.
The International Virtual Conference on the Archaeology of Iran and Adjacent Regions will be held from July 20-21.
Alex Joffe looks at the possibility of pickles and pickling in the ancient Near East.
Though ancient temples were called “houses,” they did not look like houses.
The Assyrian king Sennacherib is a great subject for the latest archaeological profile by Bryan Windle.
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Alexander Schick, Ted Weis, Explorator