Egypt announced the discovery of 250 ancient tombs in the southern province of Sohag.
Most ancient Mesopotamian statues were covered with colors, and recent research increases our knowledge of the artistic practices.
Sara E. Cole looks that all that a king in ancient Mesopotamia needed to be and do.
A rare and striking 2nd century BC funerary statue from Cyrene has been returned to Libya.
“The images of al-Hajar al-Aswad, or the Black Stone [of Mecca], are up to 49,000 megapixels in size and took more than 50 hours to photograph and develop.”
A new study of the longest Roman aqueduct provides insights into water management in the time of Constantine the Great.
Anzu.digital is a community calendar of upcoming online talks, workshops or conferences of Near Eastern / West Asian Archaeology.
A handwritten letter from 1834 describes an American’s stop at the port of Jaffa but the impossibility of traveling up to Jerusalem.
Bryan Windle has a top ten list for discoveries related to Paul. Before you read his take, you might think of what you would put at the top. (You could turn a list like this into a couple of lessons…)
HT: Agade, Ted Weis, Arne Halbakken, Joseph Lauer