The Friends of the Israel Antiquities Authority has announced the establishment of the Brandt-Lewis Center for Ancient Jewelry and Artifacts, to be part of the Schottenstein National Campus for the Archaeology of Israel in Jerusalem.
The BBC reports on a dispute over oil pipelines that run under the ruins of Babylon.
The Jerusalem Post reviews the 30th volume of Eretz Israel.
Joe Yudin describes the wonders of the Small Machtesh.
Don’t forget about Eisenbrauns 30/30/300 sale. It ends on the 30th.
I’ll be traveling the next couple of weeks, but I have some posts prepared and may have a little time along the way. When I return I’ll have the most important announcement in the history of this blog.
HT: Joseph Lauer, Jack Sasson