November 2015

Archaeological Diggings

November 2015 Issue | Vol 22 No 6

Articles in This Issue:

The Nile, Ageless River of Time
The Nile, Ageless River of Time
A link to future from the past, its many facets—real and spiritual—were essential to life along its banks for millennia.
Archaeology with an Open Mind
Archaeology with an Open Mind
To many archaeologists and historians, the Bible is not considered a valid nor accurate source, rather, the product of tradition. But is it?
Hero of Archaeology
Hero of Archaeology
Editors comments with Gary Webster
The Archaeologist: Sir William Mitchell Ramsay
The Archaeologist: Sir William Mitchell Ramsay
Educated and steeped in ancient culture, he was compelled to acknowledge a stream of history that the world had heretofore rejected.
 Doorway to the Past
Doorway to the Past
A timeline of Jerusalem of almost 3000 year, from the British Mandate to the First Temple.
Domitian: Emperor of Wasted Opportunities
Domitian: Emperor of Wasted Opportunities
The last of the Flavian Emperors, hated by the Roman Senate, jealous of everyone and full of fear.
Who was Pharoah Shishak
Who was Pharoah Shishak
The Bible talks about an Egyptian pharaoh, Shishak, who attacked the kingdoms of Israel and Judah shortly after King Solomon’s death. Is he the same Pharaoh Shoshenq I, who rose to power in that period?
Khaled al-asaad: The Howard Carter of Palmyra
Khaled al-asaad: The Howard Carter of Palmyra
Jonathan Tubb, keeper of the Middle East department at the British Museum, recounts memories of his friend, a Syrian scholar murdered by Islamic State militants.
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