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What Is Coptic and Who Were the Copts in Ancient Egypt?

11/22 | When did the ancient Egyptians stop writing in hieroglyphs, and what came next? From the fourth to ninth centuries C.E., Egypt was predominantly Christian. During this time, the language used   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Tel Gezer Water System Built by Canaanites?

11/19 | New evidence indicates that the water system at Tel Gezer in Israel may have been built by Canaanites in the Middle Bronze Age (c. 2000–1500 B.C.).   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, News.

Renowned Collector Shlomo Moussaieff Dies at 92

10/25 | Shlomo Moussaieff, who owned the world’s largest private collection of Near Eastern antiquities, passed away in the summer of 2015 at the age of 92. What is the future of   Read more…

Posted in News.

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