“The ruins of an ancient Greek city [Skepsis] in Asia Minor have become visible for the first time in three decades due to a drought that has caused the water of the Bayramiç Dam to recede.”
“The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is implementing a project to restore the Great Hypostyle Hall in Karnak Temple in Luxor, in a bid to reveal the original colors of the Pharaonic inscriptions and subsequently draw more tourists and increase the country’s revenues.”
This year’s excavations have concluded at ancient Kition in Cyprus.
Egypt is calling on the British Museum to return the Rosetta Stone.
Ferrell Jenkins marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of King Tut’s tomb with several photos he took of the tomb in about 1978.
Jaafar Jotheri proposes reforms to the excavation license sections of the heritage law in Iraq.
The coins of “Roman emperor Sponsian” are still fake, says Koen Verboven. He gives seven reasons why.
The table of contents for the latest issue of BASOR is online.
Phillip Long has posted the biblical studies carnival for November.
The Appian Media team recently traveled to an authentic brick-making facility outside of Luxor, Egypt. They have released a completed scene of the “Out of Egypt” film for everyone to enjoy.
HT: Agade, Arne Halbakken, Ted Weis, Joseph Lauer, Explorator, Paleojudaica