‘Atiqot 103 (2021), now online, includes articles about Iron Age pottery at Tel Eton, a fishpond at Illut, and Crusader remains at Acco.
David Ben-Gad HaCohen questions the standard identification of the Nahal Zered as Wadi al-Hasa.
A new study suggests that disruption of copper trade in the ancient Near East was not as severe as thought at the end of the Bronze Age.
The collection of 264 gold coins known as the Givati hoard were apparently minted as emergency coinage by Byzantine authorities in Jerusalem shortly before the Persian invasion in AD 614.
Archaeologists found remains of an Urartian castle dating to the 8th century BC in eastern Turkey.
A harpist has created a playable replica of the iconic Gold Lyre of Ur (25 min video).
Zoom lecture on June 22, 11:30 am Eastern: Archaeological Sites of Iraqi Kurdistan as Tourism Destinations (Zoom link)
Zoom lecture on June 23: “What Recent Excavations Reveal About the Formation of Ancient Israel,” by James W. Hardin, Mississippi State University.
Zoom lecture on July 8, 12:00 pm Eastern: The Story of Tell Qasile: A Philistine Outpost in Northern Tel Aviv, by Amihai Mazar
The Bible Mapper Blog has posted some new maps, with downloadable high-res versions:
- Patriarchs in Canaan
- Paul’s Voyage to Rome
- The Final Days of the Northern Kingdom of Israel
- Lower Egypt
- The Land of Exile
If you’ve ever wanted to go horseback riding on the Golan Heights, you can experience it through the report and photos of Israel’s Good Name.
HT: Agade, Arne Halbakken, Charles Savelle, Joseph Lauer