Tag: petra

Solving the Enigma of Petra and the Nabataeans

08/15 | 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.

The Edomite Stronghold of Sela

08/12 | In one of the Old Testament’s colder and more brutal episodes, King Amaziah of Judah (c. 801–783 B.C.E.), after having slain nearly 10,000 Edomites in battle near the southern end   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, People in the Bible.

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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