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Marc Cooper

HI all,  it was a year ago today that our friend and colleague Marc Cooper was savagely murdered in his home.  If we have time,  let us remember his widow
Paul Ash
Aug 17
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ED Kish

Greetings, All, Have there been any recent publications on the *religion* of ED Kish? I know that there has been a recent push to document the finds and
Stephanie Budin
Aug 16
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16650

On Roman silver

Analysis of Roman coins tells of Hannibal's defeat and Rome's rise ... Analysis of Roman coins tells of Hannibal's defeat and Rome's rise By Maev Kennedy
eliot braun
Aug 14
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Galilean, Roman period, stone vessel workshop

Archeologists find 2,000-year-old rare stone vessel used in Jewish ritual ... Archeologists find 2,000-year-old rare stone vessel used in Jewish ritual "This
eliot braun
Aug 13
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Turtle soup may be older than you think

On the banks of the Jordan River, Neanderthals ate turtles 60,000 years ago ... On the banks of the Jordan River, Neanderthals ate turtles 60,000 years ago By
eliot braun
Aug 13
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Re: help with an abbreviation ... and Mesopotamian movable type

Thanks. CAD calls it "KAH." Driver liked to invent his own abbreviations -- there's one siglum in the Aramaic Documents that I've never been able to figure
Peter T. Daniels
Aug 8
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Re: help with an abbreviation ... and Mesopotamian movable type

On the first question: KAH = Keilschrifttexte aus Assur historischen Inhalts (I: L. Messerschmidt, WVDOG 16, 1911; II: O. Schroeder, WVDOG 37, 1922)
Charles E. Jones
Aug 8
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help with an abbreviation ... and Mesopotamian movable type

Driver, Semitic Writing, p. 33 (probably unchanged from the 1948 ed.), provides powerful evidence that individual pieces of "type" were used in creating the
Peter T. Daniels
Aug 8
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Re: Roman era finds

Mendel Nun (1918-2010, born Neustadt) from Kibbutz En-Gev volunteered to be a "Friend of Antiquities" of the Department of Antiquities and Museums. He
Raz Kletter
Aug 7
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Re: Roman era finds

The level of the lake may have risen in 2000 years. Much of the town ruins Mendel Nun found were underwater most of the year. The lake levels fluctuate with
David Hall
Aug 7
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Re: Roman era finds

He (Nun)  may have been correct, unfortunately, others got involved and moved the fishing village to the north where there was no lakefront. Like they say in
Joe Zias
Aug 7
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Re: Roman era finds

A school teacher at Kibbutz Ginosar named Mendel Nun wrote an article about El Araj near the mouth of the Jordan River as the probable site of Bethsaida in
David Hall
Aug 7
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Roman era finds

I suggest ignoring the sensational headline, while the house ownership and Beth Saida identification is questionable. But interesting information on a site of
eliot braun
Aug 6
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16639

almost Mideast, but interesting discovery

Roman Ruins Found in France Are Called ‘Exceptional’ ... Roman Ruins Found in France Are Called ‘Exceptional’ By Anne-Sophie Bolon and Sewell Chan The
eliot braun
Aug 4
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Forensic archaeologist

This is a new branch of the discipline for me. I kind of think that all archaeologists who do research do the same thing. Interesting to hear others' thoughts.
eliot braun
Jul 31
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