Tag: petra

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.

New Petra Monument Spotted Through Satellites

06/14 | Archaeologists Sarah Parcak and Christopher A. Tuttle discovered a previously unknown Petra monument using Google Earth, satellite imagery, ground survey and drones.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

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.

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