Tag: assyrian empire

How Bad Was the Babylonian Exile?

04/15 | Was there really weeping from the Judahite exiles by the rivers of Babylon? New evidence suggests that life was actually pretty good for some Judahite deportees and their successors.   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

King Midas and His Golden Touch at the Penn Museum

08/15 | The Penn Museum’s exhibit The Golden Age of King Midas showcases objects from a spectacular tomb believed to belong to King Midas’s father from Gordion in Turkey.   Read more…

Posted in Exhibits/Events, News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Renewed Excavations at Tel Dan

07/29 | After a four-year hiatus, the Hebrew Union College is back excavating at Tel Dan, the site where the famous Tel Dan inscription—the first extra-Biblical evidence of King David—was discovered.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeology Today.

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