Mosaics dating to the late Roman period have been found in a synagogue in modern Israel “challenge current notions of ancient Jewish aesthetics and the art of depicting scripture.”
“The Queen who would be King,” by Elizabeth Wilson, Smithsonian Magazine (Sept. 2006).
Tools have been found at an archaeological site in southern India that may date to 385,000 years ago…this is well before modern humans are thought to have come to India. Who made them? Read more in Sarah Kaplan’s article, “Sophisticated tools unearthed in India raise a question: Who made them?” Washington Post, 2/5/18, A14.
How might our understanding of ancient Roman technology work for us? Read about ancient Roman concrete here.
“Hobby Lobby’s $3 million smuggling case casts a cloud over the Museum of the Bible”
Read more here.
“Saving the Villa of the Mysteries: Beneath the surface of Pompeii’s most famous house,” By JARRETT A. LOBELL, Monday, February 10, 2014
“Islamic State is driven from ancient Nimrud, where destruction is ‘worse than we thought’ “
, The Washington Post, November 17, 2016
Read the article here.
Here is a review of “Ancient Egypt Transformed,” by Philip Kennicott from The Washington Post, January 8, 2016.
This article explores a site in Newfoundland found by Sarah Parcak.
by Sarah Kaplan, April 1, 2016
Here’s the view the team studied: