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Hazor in the Tenth Century BCE

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Few topics are more controversial than the biblical kingdoms of David and Solomon. Were they and Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 8-2-13

The University of Leicester team lifted the lid of a medieval stone coffin only to find a lead coffin inside,Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 7-18-13

Archaeologists tunnelling beneath the main temple of the ancient Maya city of El Perú-Waka’ in northern Guatemala have discovered an Read more

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Archaeology in the News! 7-12-13

The oldest inscription found in Jerusalem is a 3,000-year-old text, in an unknown language on the top of a jug, … Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6-28-2013

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Mosaic showing Samson carrying the gate of Gaza, from the Huqoq excavations of 2013, directed by Jodi Magness. Photo Credit

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6-14-13

The secret to making sustainable, strong concrete may have been at the bottom the Mediterranean Sea for the past 2,000 … Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 6-7-13

news-ivorypaintThe ivory carvings and plaques found at the 8th century BCE Phoenician city of Arslan Tash — “Stone Lion” — … Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5-31-13

 

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Parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls are up for sale – in tiny pieces. Nearly 70 … Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5-24-13

An international team of researchers including Colorado State University professors Christopher Fisher and Stephen Leisz have been utilizing LiDAR technology Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5-17-13

Will Egypt’s illustrious heritage fall into oblivion under the toll of urban and agricultural encroachment? Nevine El-Aref finds that serious Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 5-3-13

news_sanaaTo see Sana’a’s Old City for the first time is like “a vision of a childhood dream world of fantasy … Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 4-26-13

news_aleppominaretThe minaret of one of Syria’s most famous mosques has been destroyed during clashes in the northern city of Aleppo.Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 4-12-13

A new language dating back to the Scottish Iron Age has been identified on carved stones. These inscriptions are … Read more

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Archaeology and Cultural Heritage in Egypt after Mubarak

ANET1_WILLIAMSFig1By: Greg Williams

Egypt’s January 25th revolution was originally seen as part of the larger “Arab Spring” across the … Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 3-29-13

news-climbing-pyramidAn Internet sensation was touched off this week by Russian photographer Vadim Makhorov and a group of his friends — … Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 3-22-13

news_EgyptianwallEgyptian blue, the world’s oldest artificial pigment, could be put to a range of modern uses from medical imaging devices Read more

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Archaeology in the News! 3-15-13

News_LeptisSome great photographs of Roman ruins in Libya from the air by Jason Hawkes.

A new neolithic village has … Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 3-8-13

It’s snowy again in Boston, but here’s some news from a lot of places less icy.

Recent archaeological discoveries on … Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 3-1-13

A brief article on some really interesting uses of ‘cyber-archaeology’ at Petra, including terrestrial LiDAR and balloon photography.

More than … Read more

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Archaeology Weekly Roundup! 2-22-13

news_bentpyramidFrom a distance, it looks as though an animal has burrowed around the 4,000-year-old Black Pyramid of Amenemhat III. But Read more

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