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Trove of Assyrian Clay Tablets Unearthed in Iraqi Kurdistan

11/10 | Archaeologists working at a Bronze Age site in Iraqi Kurdistan discovered a trove of Assyrian clay tablets. Many of the tablets had been stored in a ceramic vessel, perhaps for   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The King of Judah, Jars of Wine, and the City of Jerusalem

10/25 | The so-called Jerusalem Papyrus is purported to be an ancient papyrus from the seventh century B.C.E. that mentions “Jerusalem,” “the king,” and “jars of wine.” Epigraphist Christopher Rollston thinks it’s   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.

Headless Toads Revealed in 4,000-Year-Old Jerusalem Tomb

10/18 | The discovery of a 4,000-year-old Canaanite shaft tomb containing the remains of at least nine decapitated toads has given archaeologists intriguing insight into ancient burial practices.   Read more…

Posted in News, Daily Life and Practice.


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