Tag: nabataeans

D.C.-Area Archaeology Event: Petra—A Journey Through Time, Space and Our Imaginations

03/10 | On March 16, 2016, Dr. Christopher Tuttle, Executive Director of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers, will deliver the lecture “Petra—A Journey Through Time, Space and Our Imaginations” in   Read more…

Posted in Exhibits/Events, News.

Solving the Enigma of Petra and the Nabataeans

01/06 | Who were the Nabataeans, the industrious Arab people who built the city of Petra and its towering rock-cut monuments over 2,000 years ago? Almost everything about them—their history, their culture,   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Ancient Wine of Gaza: 1,500-Year-Old Grape Seeds Found in the Negev

02/13 | For the first time, grape seeds dating to the Byzantine period have been discovered in the Negev desert.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, News.


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