The ancient Diolkos of Corinth is being restored. The stone-paved road was once used for transporting ships across the isthmus. The well-illustrated article includes a video showing the Diolkos in operation.
Restoration work has begun at Alexandria, Egypt, on the sea wall, lighthouse, and ancient bridge.
NewScientist has a brief report on the excavations of Berenike, ancient Egypt’s southernmost port.
The NY Times has a feature on the forgotten pyramids of Sudan, with some beautiful photos.
BBC: “Kelly Grovier explores how images depicting a staged lion hunt were used to proclaim a king’s greatness.”
Webinar on April 12 and 13: “Jehu’s Tribute: What Can Biblical Studies Offer Assyriology?” Free registration is required.
Now online: The Archaeological Gazetteer of Iran: An Online Encyclopedia of Iranian Archaeological Sites, a free open-access online encyclopedia maintained by UCLA.
Ancient Iran: A Digital Platform provides various resources including timeline, maps, teaching tools, and photos.
Mark Wilson is on The Book and the Spade discussing the latest excavations at Laodicea, including an alleged house church.
“For Israelis, this year, Passover marks a celebration of freedom from virus.”
HT: Agade, Ted Weis, Charles Savelle, Explorator, Arne Halbakken