Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage

The Tomb of Mausolus (or the “Mausoleum”) at Halicarnassus

Jan 31

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

By: John Drummond

Today, when we hear about the Seven Wonders of the World, our thoughts are immediately filled with visions of the likes of the Great Wall […]


Oct 26

The Arch of Titus’s Menorah Panel in Color

By: Megan Sauter

Using technology, a team has digitally restored a panel from the Arch of Titus—which famously depicts captured treasures from Jerusalem’s Temple being paraded through Rome—to its original color.

Bar'an Temple

Jun 28

Sheba on the Front Lines

By: Glenn J. Corbett

Marib, the capital of the ancient South Arabian kingdom of Saba and home to the legendary Queen of Sheba, now finds itself on the front […]

Labib Sorial at his drafting table

May 24

Labib Sorial—A Forgotten Figure in Biblical Archaeology

By: Jeffrey R. Zorn

  When one thinks of the seminal figures in the archaeology of Mandate-era Palestine (c. 1918–1948), William F. Albright, Clarence S. Fisher, P.L.O. Guy, and […]

nabatean temple

Apr 17

Submerged Nabatean Temple Found

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

A team of marine archaeologists working off the coast of Italy has identified a submerged Nabatean temple dating to the early first century CE, according […]

parthenon marbles

Apr 14

Vatican Returns Parthenon Marbles

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

The Parthenon Marbles are at the center of one of the most intriguing archaeological and legal debates of the past century. While Greece and England […]

Aleppo Synagogue

Oct 10

Step into the Aleppo Synagogue

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

Step into the great Aleppo Synagogue, one of the most important synagogues in the world and home to the oldest Hebrew Bible in existence, the […]

Phoenician Ships

Oct 9

Phoenicians Sailing to the New World

By: Jonathan Laden

It has already been established that Columbus was not the first European to lead an expedition sailing to the “New World,” across the vast Atlantic […]

Sep 16

Israel Claims Rare Paleo-Hebrew Papyrus Recovered

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

According to the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA), an incredibly rare papyrus with Paleo-Hebrew text dating to the time of the First Temple has been recovered […]

Sep 8

First Temple Papyrus? Exclusive Interview with Joe Uziel

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

Watch an EXCLUSIVE interview with Joe Uziel, head of the Israel Antiquities Authority’s Dead Sea Scrolls Unit, who discusses the recovery of a papyrus that […]