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Author Topic: February 2011 Archeology - Ancient Near East  (Read 1823 times)
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« Topic Start: February 05, 2011, 10:46:24 pm »

For posts relating to Egypt, please see this thread: February 2011 Archeology - Egypt
          
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Talking about Mesopotamian women:
http://unlvrebelyell.com/2011/02/03/forum-displays-history-of-mesopotamian-women/

Israel
A Byzantine church find might also be the site of the tomb of Zechariah:
 http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=44672

Interview wit Leen Ritmeyer about the dimensions of the Temple:
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Radio/News.aspx/2869

Jordan
16 500 years b.p. site at Uyun al-Hammam:
http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/main/media-releases/anthropologists-discover-earliest-cemetery-in-middle-east
 
Saudi Arabia
A pile of sites in Saudi Arabia identified via Google Earth:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/google/8303805/Google-Earth-finds-Saudi-Arabias-forbidden-archaeological-secrets.html

Syria
Ayyubid-era finds from Tel Ghweran:
http://www.english.globalarabnetwork.com/201101318825/Related-news-from-Syria/tel-ghweran-archaeological-findings-dating-back-to-ayyubid-period-in-north-eastern-syria.html

Turkey
Discovery of ancient church:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=ancient-church-discovered-in-western-turkey-2011-01-31

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« Reply #1: February 13, 2011, 12:48:41 pm »

For posts relating to Egypt, please see this thread: February 2011 Archeology - Egypt

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The Arabian Gulf as cradle of civilization?:
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=415779&version=1&template_id=36&parent_id=16

Review of Marianne Dacy, *The Separation of Early Christianity from Judaism*:
http://www.melbourne.anglican.com.au/NewsAndViews/TMA/Pages/2011/2011-02/Separation-of-Judaism-and-Christianity.aspx
 
Iraq
Sumerian finds from Nassiriya:
http://en.aswataliraq.info/Default.aspx?page=article_page&id=140259&1=1

Israel
Latest goings-on at Temple Mount:
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/142187

Feature on the Tiberias excavations:
http://popular-archaeology.com/blog/archaeological-digs/excavating-ancient-tiberias

Interview with Michal Artzy about the excavations at Acre:
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Radio/News.aspx/2889

What J.P. Dessel is up to:
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-02/uota-uhe020711.php
 
Qatar
Remains of a palatial compound (17th century A.D./C.E. or thereabouts) from Al Zubarah:
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=415484&version=1&template_id=36&parent_id=16
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« Reply #2: February 20, 2011, 12:13:26 pm »

For posts relating to Egypt, please see this thread: February 2011 Archeology - Egypt

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More on the Arabian Gulf as cradle of civilization:
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=415779&version=1&template_id=36&parent_id=16

Israel
More on Zechariah's tomb (they've added a video to previous coverage):
http://www.jpost.com/VideoArticles/Article.aspx?id=206452

Feature on Acco/Acre:
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/10000

Jordan
Pondering climate change and Tell el-Hammam:
http://www.unreportedheritagenews.com/2011/02/how-did-they-survive-new-research-shows.html
 
Palestinian Territories
Pondering the purpose of Jericho's 'cosmic tower':
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-02/afot-wfs021711.php
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« Reply #3: February 27, 2011, 11:01:16 am »

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A project to study food production in the ANE:
http://www.boston.com/news/education/higher/articles/2011/02/21/uconn_scholar_to_study_ancient_food_production/

Theory that the origins of civilizations in the Near East weren't the rivers, but the marshes near the rivers:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-02-ancient-cities-sprung-marshes.html

Review of M.L. West, *The Hymns of Zoroaster*:
http://www.todayszaman.com/news-236764-the-hymns-of-zoroaster.html

Review of Timothy Beal, *The Rise and Fall of the Bible*:
http://www.tnr.com/book/review/rise-fall-bible-timothy-beal

Iran
The two-volume *Achaemenid Culture* has been reprinted:
http://www.ibna.ir/vdcf0xd1.w6deva7riw.html

Iraq
An American soldier reflects on a visit to Ur:
http://www.archaeology.org/1103/letter/american_soldier_ur_iraq.html

Israel
All sorts of items on the Tel Dor excavations:
http://www.bibleinterp.com/articles/teldorannc.shtml

Assorted scholars remember Anson Rainey:
http://www.foundationstone.org/LandMinds10/downloads/files/Feb23Land1-lr.mp3
http://www.foundationstone.org/LandMinds10/downloads/files/Feb23Land2-lr.mp3(Paul Wright)
http://www.foundationstone.org/LandMinds10/downloads/files/Feb23Land3-lr.mp3(Yigal Levin)
http://www.foundationstone.org/LandMinds10/downloads/files/Feb23Land4-lr.mp3(Aharon Demsky)

Feature on the Lod Mosaic:
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2011/feb/14/lod-mosaic/

More on Jericho's tower:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/02/110217125205.htm

Qatar
Date-syrup sites from Qatar:
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=418433&version=1&template_id=36&parent_id=16
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