Archaeological Diggings

July 2015 Issue | Vol 22 No 4

Articles in This Issue:

Book Review: Finding the Lost Years of Jesus
Book Review: Finding the Lost Years of Jesus
Daryn Graham's book Finding the Lost Years of Jesus
Qumran's "Righteous Teacher"
Qumran's "Righteous Teacher"
We know very little of the youthful years of Jesus, the founder of Christianity. Some suggest He spent time at Qumran as =the incarnation of the “Righteous Teacher” of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Rome's Domus Aurea
Rome's Domus Aurea
It was one of Rome’s most extravagant palace—the dream home of Nero. Often despised for his lavish tastes, Nero was nonetheless a great patron of the arts as documented by this huge complex lost for centuries.
Ancient Health
Ancient Health
We sometimes think of sound medical knowledge as the provenance of modern times. But Gary Webster looks into some ancient sources—Egyptian papyri and the Hebrew Torah—the latter containing some amazingly modern science
Vespasian, Tamer of the East
Vespasian, Tamer of the East
HIs guile contained the east; his grit conquered it
Worth Considering
Worth Considering
Editors comments with Gary Webster
Golden Pharaohs, Silver Linings
Golden Pharaohs, Silver Linings
In the Cario Museum, right next to King Tut, lies equally wel-adorned but far less well-known royalty
The Archaeologist: Nelson Glueck
The Archaeologist: Nelson Glueck
Of all Jewish archaeologists, Nelson Glueck is rightly ranked among the best.
Haran and Ur in History and Archaeology
Haran and Ur in History and Archaeology
Abram, grand-patriarch of Israel, came from the cradle of civilisation to the so called Promised Land. So what did he leave behind? Titus Kennedy reports.
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