Tag: Antiquities

Historical objects from antiquity, particularly from classical Greece, Rome, Ancient Egypt and the Ancient Near East.

ISIS Plants Explosives in Ancient City of Palmyra

06/23 | The Islamic State (known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) laid mines and bombs around the ancient ruins of Palmyra in Syria this past Sunday, a monitoring group reported.   Read more…

Posted in Cultural Heritage, News.

Byzantine Church Discovered Outside of Jerusalem

06/17 | Archaeologists have discovered a Byzantine-period church during excavations just outside of Jerusalem in Israel.   Read more…

Posted in News, Post-Biblical Period.

Huqoq 2015: The Logistics of a Dig

06/16 | Learn about the immense work that goes into running the Huqoq excavations.   Read more…

Posted in Digs 2015.


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