Archaeologists looking at satellite images have discovered three temporary Roman army camps in the northern Arabian desert, possibly evidence of a military campaign that led to the annexation of the Nabatean kingdom in AD 106.
“Archaeologists from the Leiden Turin Expedition to Saqqara have uncovered an ornate tomb dating to the early Ramesside period (c. 13th century BCE) that belonged to Panehsy, the overseer of the Temple of Amun.”
Bryan Windle gives the top three reports in biblical archaeology in the month of April.
“The Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Antep, southeastern Turkey, has reopened after being closed for over two months due to the devastating earthquakes that struck the area in February.”
Writing for Ami Magazine, Lawrence Schiffman considers the irony of ancient Jewish art work from Dura-Europos sitting in a museum in Damascus.
Helen Gries, a curator at the Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin, considers how “multiple narratives” come together in the Ishtar Gate of Babylon.
The Roman bust of Nero that was discovered in a Goodwill store in Texas is returning to Germany next month.
The Greek Reporter makes some suggestions as to why the ancient Greeks reclined to eat and drink.
BAS’s Bible & Archaeology Fest XXVI will be back in person as well as livestreamed on Nov 17-19 in San Antonio, Texas.
The latest video from Expedition Bible will likely be popular: Exodus Pharaoh Explained (22 min)
HT: Agade, Arne Halbakken, Explorator