With the cooperation of local landowners, a new national park may be established at Tal al-Umayri (el-Umeiri) in Jordan.
Archaeologists have discovered what may be the oldest Roman temple at the foot of Capitoline Hill in Rome.
“The remains of a bustling port and barracks for sailors or military troops have been discovered near the Giza Pyramids.”
Archaeologists working at Tell Abu al-Kharaz in the Jordan Valley believe they have evidence that some of the Sea Peoples settled there ca. 1100 BC.
A new computer system in use by the Israel Antiquities Authority will enable archaeologists to create “a national database of sherds, a kind of sherd Google.” (Haaretz; registration required)
Some of Syria’s historic sites are being destroyed for political reasons.
A Study Guide of Israel: Historical & Geographical, by Arnold Fruchtenbaum is on now on sale at Logos for $18. ($52 used at Amazon .)
The HCSB Study Bible is on sale for the Kindle for $3.
This diagram shows Paul’s missionary journeys in the form of a London subway map.
Leona Glidden Running, co-author of a biography of W. F. Albright, has died.
HT: Joseph Lauer, Jack Sasson, Mark Hoffman
Photo by AERA.