• ‘Invaders of Obscure Race?’ Understanding the Hyksos
    ‘Invaders of Obscure Race?’ Understanding the Hyksos
    Does archaeology reveal the ‘Hyksos’ to be sophisticated Egyptian-Levantine hybrids who rose to power during a uniquely multicultural period?
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  • Shulgi, King of Cleveland: Ask a Near Eastern Professional
    Shulgi, King of Cleveland: Ask a Near Eastern Professional
    Shulgi, the second king of the Third Dynasty of Ur, reigned for an extraordinary 48 years, from around 2029 -1982 BCE. This is not quite the 82 years of Sobhuze II of Swaziland (who ascended the throne when he was four months old) but still respectable for someone born in an era when total life expectancy was only 40 or 50 years to begin with.
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  • Jewish Purity Practices in Roman Judea: The Evidence of Archaeology
    Jewish Purity Practices in Roman Judea: The Evidence of Archaeology
    One of the outstanding characteristics of Jewish religious practice during the late Second Temple period (first century BCE until 70 CE) was a marked preoccupation with the ritual purity laws found in the Torah.
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  • Kemosh, YHWH’s Counterpart and “Abomination”
    Kemosh, YHWH’s Counterpart and “Abomination”
    Who was Kemosh, and what does he have to do with YHWH? Find out here.
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  • Early Philistine Religion in Text and Archaeology
    Early Philistine Religion in Text and Archaeology
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  • Training “Monuments Men” for Libya
    Training “Monuments Men” for Libya
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  • Nimrud Update: New Photos of the Site
    Nimrud Update: New Photos of the Site
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  • ‘Invaders of Obscure Race?’ Understanding the Hyksos
  • Shulgi, King of Cleveland: Ask a Near Eastern Professional
  • Jewish Purity Practices in Roman Judea: The Evidence of Archaeology
  • Kemosh, YHWH’s Counterpart and “Abomination”
  • Early Philistine Religion in Text and Archaeology
  • Training “Monuments Men” for Libya
  • Nimrud Update: New Photos of the Site
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