Tag: Ancient Near East

Zeugma Excavations Reveal New Mosaics

11/10 | Ongoing excavations have uncovered three new mosaics in an ancient trade center that sat at the crossroads between the Mediterranean and the ancient Near East.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, News.

Searching for the Temple of King Solomon

10/10 | The black basalt ruins of the Iron Age temple discovered at ’Ain Dara in northern Syria offer the closest known parallel to the Temple of King Solomon in the Bible.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, Temple at Jerusalem.

Viewing Petroglyphs as More than Scribbles

09/05 | Davida Eisenberg-Degen examines how rock drawings, or petroglyphs, in the Negev Desert provide a “direct entry to the lives and thoughts of real human beings.”   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.


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