Excavations revealed an ancient synagogue in Side near Antalya (biblical Attalia), a city where Paul preached, albeit six centuries after his visit.
Mark Boslough claims that the Sodom cosmic airburst theory has significant shortcomings.
“108-year-old Sumerologist credits Istanbul museum for long career.”
“A digital model of Babylon is under development.”
Virtual workshop on January 11 at the Albright Institute: The Religious Soundscape of the Holy Land: From the Crusades to the Late Ottoman Empire
Webinar on January 20: “The Not-So-Innocents Abroad: The Beginnings of American Biblical Archaeology,” by Rachel Hallote
Carl Rasmussen writes about an anchor stock at Malta with the name of an Egyptian deity on it.
John DeLancey and Kyle Keimer give a virtual tour of highlights in the archaeological wing of the Israel Museum (part 1 of 4).
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Alexander Schick, Arne Halbakken, Charles Savelle