A rare 7th-8th century masthead from a shipwreck off northern Israel sheds light on sailing and shipbuilding. The underlying journal article is here.
Israel has 320 open-air archaeological gardens and exhibits that are free and accessible 24/7. (Send me an email when you’ve seen them all!)
A collector has donated 130,000 “Postcards of Palestine” from the 19th and 20th centuries to the Hebrew University.
John DeLancey’s latest video tour focuses on Jericho.
I agree with the choices Bryan Windle has made for the “Top Three Reports in Biblical Archaeology” this month.
Free webinar: “The Archaeology of Israel: Where Are We Today?,” with Eric Cline, J. P. Dessel, Jennie Ebeling, and James Hardin, moderated by Rachel Hallote, on Oct 13, 4:00pm Eastern. Free registration is required.
Wendy Slaninka, the granddaughter of James Leslie Starkey, has written several posts about her family’s experiences in Lachish and Egypt.
- A Lady of Lachish: Olive Starkey
- Living at Lachish: Life in Camp
- First Lady of Lachish: Marjorie Starkey and her family
- James Leslie Starkey, Archaeologist
Just released: CSB Holy Land Illustrated Bible, with 1,200+ images and maps. Details and sample (of Ruth) here. The Amazon listing includes my endorsement.
HT: G. M. Grena, Agade, Joseph Lauer, Explorator