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.”
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.
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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
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Arne Halbakken, Explorator