The Met Museum in NYC will spend $40 million to renovate its ancient Near East and Cypriote galleries.
The Grand Egyptian Museum is inching closer to being complete.
Writing for The New Yorker, Casey Cep explains why we find such a minor pharaoh as King Tut so fascinating.
An archaeologist is using deep learning to develop a search engine for precise searches of archaeological records.
Johannes Hackl attempts to explain when Akkadian ceased as a language used by native speakers and when cuneiform writing came to an end.
Cheryl Kolander, a professional natural dyer, writes briefly about her research on Tyrian purple dye.
A mass grave of Crusaders in Sidon is the topic of This Week in the Ancient Near East podcast.
Members of the Historical Faith Society can view several recent videos with Alexander Schick, including:
- The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Birth of Modern Israel
- The Dead Sea Scrolls: Affirming the Word of God
- Do the Dead Sea Scrolls Prove There was Only One Isaiah?
There will also be a free, live event with Alexander Schick and Timothy Mahoney talking about the history of the Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls on Sun., Feb 27, at 4:00 pm US Eastern.
Sketchfab has a variety of 3D models available for viewing, including:
- Jerusalem models by Conrad Schick
- Artifacts and models from the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem
- Many of Jerusalem
The John Henry Iliffe Collection of nearly 800 photographs is now available online. Iliffe’s career included being the Keeper of the Palestine Archaeological Museum (now the Rockefeller) in Jerusalem. Iliffe was also the author of A Short Guide to the Exhibition Illustrating the Stone and Bronze Ages in Palestine, published the year before the museum opened, available here in pdf format.
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Alexander Schick, Explorator, Keith Keyser