Tag: archaeologist

The Te’omim Cave: Rebel Hideout and Cult Site

10/16 | The Te’omim Cave in the Jerusalem hills served as a refuge for Jewish rebels during the Bar-Kokhba Revolt and later as a pagan cultic site in the second–fourth centuries C.E.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Babylonian Trigonometry Table: The World’s Oldest?

09/20 | According to a new interpretation of a 3,800-year-old clay tablet, the ancient Babylonians may have developed the first inklings of trigonometry more than a thousand years before Pythagoras, the namesake   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Last Days of Hattusa

08/29 | In the latter part of the second millennium B.C., the Hittite empire was a Near Eastern superpower. Its capital, Hattusa, was a great city of palaces and temples surrounded by   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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