Tag: ancient near

Site-Seeing: Surprising Susa

03/18 | Even for the intrepid traveler who tours Iran, the ancient Persian capital of Susa often gets left off the itinerary.   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

What a Lotus in the Left Hand Means

03/15 | What does holding a lotus in the left hand mean in ancient Near Eastern art?   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Ancient Library of Alexandria

03/12 | When Alexander the Great died in 323 B.C.E., the Ptolemaic dynasty was given control of Egypt. Ptolemy I (c. 367–283 B.C.E.) established his capital at Alexandria and immediately began to   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Places.


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