Two female statues from the 4th century BC have been discovered near the Athens airport.
The removal of two millennia of detritus has revealed the beautiful colors of the temple of Esna.
More than 13 types of inscriptions from various civilizations are known in the Arabian Peninsula.
The Antiquarium at Pompeii has now been reopened permanently.
A remorseful thief returned some fake coins he stole from the Paestum museum.
National Geographic has a feature on what may have been the Roman empire’s most enduring contribution: a road network covering more than 200,000 miles.
CSNTM has announced a brand new manuscript viewer.
Smithsonian Magazine: Who Invented the Alphabet?
Judeans in Babylonia: A Study of Deportees in the Sixth and Fifth Centuries BCE, by Tero Alstola, published by Brill in 2019 in Culture and History of the Ancient Near East series. Available for free as a pdf.
Reviewed: Libraries before Alexandria: Ancient Near Eastern Traditions, by Kim Ryholt and Gojko Barjamovic.
Sinclair Hood, best known for his excavation of the Minoan Palace of Knossos, has died just shy of his 104th birthday.
HT: Agade, Ted Weis, Joseph Lauer, Arne Halbakken, Mark Hoffman, Explorator