Tag: island jewels: understanding ancient cyprus and crete

Who Were the Phoenicians?

10/20 | With a commercial empire that lasted a millennium, the Phoenicians were major players in the ancient Mediterranean world. Spreading their culture and goods, they came into contact with many different   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Phoenician Alphabet in Archaeology

09/12 | The Phoenician script was borrowed by the Israelites, Greeks and Romans. Learn what sorts of texts the Phoenicians wrote as revealed by a recent archaeological excavation.   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Tarshish: Hacksilber Hoards Pinpoint Solomon’s Silver Source

07/11 | What is the location of Tarshish, the Biblical source of the Phoenician silver trade? A Hacksilber Project study points to Spain and Sardinia as the Biblical world’s source of   Read more…

Posted in News, Biblical Archaeology Topics, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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