Weekend Roundup, Part 2
An undisturbed 3,500-year-old soldier's tomb with enormous treasures has been found in southwest Greece.
A secret tunnel built by the Hittites has been discovered in central Turkey.
Twenty two ancient shipwrecks have been discovered off the coast of Turkey.
A fine first-century marble head of the mythical greek hero Hercules has been acquired by the Dallas Museum of Art.
Charles Jones has posted a preliminary bibliography of autobiographies of scholars of the greater Ancient Near East.
Haaretz: “How Did a Judean Seal End Up in a 2,000-year-old Russian Warrior Woman's Grave?”
The Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative has added to its library works from the Detroit Institutes of Arts.
"Scan Pyramids" is a new study by Egyptian and foreign experts that will use modern infra-red technology to map four pyramids and search for hidden secrets.
David Moster identifies 10 great biblical artifacts in the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem.
Lenny Ben-David shares a photo essay entitled “Secrets under the Al-Aqsa Mosque.”
The Jordan Times reports on restoration efforts at Macherus. The Hungarian team plans to excavate until 2029 and to create a visitor’s center in a Herodian cistern.
HT: Joseph Lauer, Ted Weis, Keith Keyser, Wayne Stiles, Agade