Category Archives: Archaeology
The other day this essay was posted and since it (or rather, lots of speculation about it, since no one really seems to be reading it but rather only news reports ABOUT it… people do love their secondary sources don’t … Continue reading
Scholars debate whether the first major phase of compilation of biblical texts took place before or after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BCE. Proliferation of literacy is considered a precondition for the creation of such texts. Ancient inscriptions provide … Continue reading
An interview with Israel Finkelstein.
A bronze incense shovel and a bronze jug were unearthed next to each other in a storehouse near a dock at the site of Magdala, a Jewish settlement located on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee. The site … Continue reading
Urbanismus? Big Data? Alles entstanden vor 6000 Jahren in Uruk im Süden des Irak. Eine Reise zu den deutschen Archäologen, die die Rätsel der antiken Stadt erforschen. It’s a very interesting essay. Take a look.