A new genizah discovered in the Cairo Jewish cemetery last month has been emptied by employees of the Egyptian Antiquities Authority.
“A man plowing his farm in Turkey’s central Çorum province discovered a rare 3,300-year-old ancient bracelet from the Hittite era.”
The Jerusalem Post profiles “Trowelblazers,” a project that celebrates “women’s contributions in the ‘digging sciences’ of archaeology, geology and paleontology.”
“The Tower of the Winds in Athens is the oldest meteorological station in the world.”
The Lycian Way is a 335-mile marked hiking trail in southwestern Turkey that passes by 25 historical sites, including Myra and Patara.
New release: Bible Lore and the Eternal Flame: A Numismatic, Historical, and Archaeological Trip through Biblical Times, by Kenneth Bressett; foreword by David Hendin.
New release from Eisenbrauns: The 2006 Season at Tall al-‘Umayri and Subsequent Studies, edited by Larry G. Herr, Douglas R. Clark, Lawrence T. Geraty, and Monique D.
Vincent. Save 30% with code NR22.
Zoom lecture on April 13: “Digging Homer: The Mycenaean Palace at Iklaina & Birth of Greek Epic Poetry,” by Michael Cosmopoulos ($7).
Bible Mapper has released a number of new maps:
- Paul’s Travels in Southern Galatia
- Paul’s Travels in Western Anatolia
- Ehud Rescues Israel
- Cyrene and Its Surroundings
- The World of the Bible
- Balaam Blesses Israel
Joseph Blenkinsopp died on March 26.
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Arne Halbakken, Explorator
One thought on “Weekend Roundup, Part 2”
These antiques are real evidence of God’s existence. Anyway, the Bible, his words are enough.