Archaeologists discovered a massive gateway near Persepolis that was built by Cyrus in honor of the conquest of Babylon.
“The discovery of a rare ‘mud mummy’ from ancient Egypt has surprised archaeologists, who weren’t expecting to find the deceased encased in a hardened mud shell.
A CT study indicates that Pharaoh Seqenenre Taa II (558-1553 BC) died on the battlefield.
A researcher studied tomb reliefs and conducted dozens of experiments in order to discover how the ancient Egyptians baked bread.
A UNESCO jobs program is helping to restore Byzantine sites in Jordan.
Carl Rasmussen shares photos of Aizanoi in Turkey, where one of the best-preserved temples of the ancient world is located.
Greece Is lists the top 10 archaeological finds in Greece in 2020.
The Paphos Archaeological Museum in Cyprus has reopened after four years of renovations and delays.
Smithsonian Magazine: Iraq’s Cultural Museum in Mosul is on the road to recovery.
“The Encyclopædia Iranica Online is now freely accessible at Brill’s Reference Works Platform.”
5,000 photographs of Arabia taken by Sir Wilfred Thesiger between 1945 and 1950 have been digitized by the Pitt Rivers Museum.
“Excavating the History of the Bible: What Archeology Can Teach us About the Biblical World”—hosted by Dr. Andrew Mark Henry has launched on YouTube. The first episode provides an intro to biblical archaeology. The second is on the Canaanites.
HT: Agade, Ted Weis, Arne Halbakken, Keith Keyser, Explorator