By: Samuel D. Pfister
Although many readers may be familiar with the characteristic architectural features of a typical mosque—tall minarets and ornate, often gold-capped domes—few readers of BAR may […]
By: Don Knebel
Mr. Don Knebel traveled with BAS to Egypt in 2007; subsequently Jordan and many other places in the world. In 2015 he wrote “Flushed with Curiosity; […]
By: Abigail VanderHart
How the Israel Antiquities Authority’s Theft Prevention Unit stays one step ahead of the black market.
By: Robin Ngo
In the Middle East, archaeological looting and the deliberate destruction of archaeological sites and monuments are rampant. What, if anything, can be done?
By: Marek Dospěl
According to Mark R. Fairchild, archaeological looting is alive and well in rural and remote areas of Turkey.
By: BAS Staff
In 2018, Christie’s Auction House sold an ancient Assyrian relief for $31 million, setting a new world record for Assyrian art.