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Practical Uses for Photogrammetry on Archaeological Excavations

04/09 | An illustrated guide to photogrammetry by the Jezreel Valley Regional Project’s Adam Prins and Matthew J. Adams.   Read more…

Restoring the Ancient Cave Church of St. Peter

04/08 | The world’s oldest cave church, located in Antakya, Turkey, is set to undergo a major restoration project.   Read more…

Money Talks through Ancient Coins

04/05 | Numismatics is a unique scholarly discipline that spans archaeology, ancient history and epigraphy. It seems the axiom “money talks” is true. A guest blog contribution by Dr. Mark Wilson.   Read more…

Byzantine Wine Press Uncovered in Israel

04/04 | The Israel Antiquities Authority announced the discovery of a massive Byzantine wine press near Hamei Yo’av.   Read more…

Freeing the Dead Sea Scrolls

04/04 | How the world has changed—in only 25 years. A recent public letter from Israel Antiquities Authority director Shuka Dorfman tells us he is “very proud” to announce the availability of   Read more…

Back-Breakers from Ashkelon and Hazor

04/03 | William G. Dever reviews “Ashkelon 3 The Seventh Century B.C.” and “Hazor: The 1990–2009 Excavations: The Iron Age” by Lawrence E. Stager, Daniel M. Master, J. David Schloen, Amnon Ben-Tor,   Read more…

New Monumental Structure Uncovered Near Ur

03/29 | After nearly 80 years, archaeologists have returned to one of the world’s most prolific archaeology sites, and have uncovered a monumental new structure.   Read more…

Ancient Crucifixion Images

03/27 | Crucifixion images abound today—from sculptures and icons in churches to the masterful paintings hanging in museums. But how many of these actually give us a realistic idea of what Jesus’   Read more…

Prominent Archaeologists Launch New Academic Journal

03/25 | The title Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies (JEMAHS) may not exactly roll off the tongue, but the new quarterly publication from Penn State Press has a big   Read more…

Stoa Poikile Excavations in the Athenian Agora

03/20 | The Stoa Poikile, or Painted Portico, was one of the major structures in Athens’ Classical Agora, the center of political and public life. In the early third century B.C.E., philosopher   Read more…


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