Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Wednesday Roundup

For last year’s Water in Antiquity Conference, Chris McKinny provided some brief notes. Now the papers and PowerPoints are available for many of the presentations.

Archaeologists in Turkey are claiming to have found a long-lost city where Abraham lived.

Carl Rasmussen considers why Paul skipped the ship and walked to Assos. The photo of the Roman road is available for download. Mark Wilson interacts with the discussion in the comments.

Leen Ritmeyer has the scoop on where and when the Jerusalem IMAX movie will be showing.

The Ancient Near East Today, produced by Friends of ASOR, is a good resource for staying up-to-date. You can sign up for free here.

HT: Jack Sasson

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  • The site of Oylum Hoyuk is located in Google Earth at
    36.698990°, 37.178712°.

    Earlier(?) work by the German Archaeological Institute is described here.

    By Blogger A.D. Riddle, at Wed Aug 21, 07:55:00 AM  

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