“A team of Polish researchers has discovered evidence of a well-planned Christian settlement dating to the sixth century in the ancient Egyptian port city of Marea.”
“Archeologists in northwestern Turkey discovered a relief on Monday depicting a war between the Greeks and Persians from the fifth century B.C.” (No photo)
A gouge in the eyes of a coin of Julian the Apostate may have been an intentional “act of erasure.”
Here are much better photos to go with the previously mentioned story abut Egyptians struggling to keep alive their craft of making papyrus.
The theater at Ephesus is reopening to visitors after being closed for the last three years.
Malta is planning to bury ancient cart ruts in order to build a new roundabout.
Jesse Millek asks, “Why did scholars choose 1200 BCE . . . as the year when civilization collapsed in the Eastern Mediterranean?”
The Getty Research Institute interviews Waleed Khaled al-As’ad, director emeritus of antiquities and museums at Palmyra and son of the site’s longtime director, Khaled al-As’ad. They also have a story about the history of Palmyra.
HT: Agade, Arne Halbakken, Andy Cook, Ted Weis, Explorator