Early toilets reveal dysentery from Giardia duodenalis in Old Testament Jerusalem, at the times of the biblical Kingdom of Judah
Geomagnetic fields recorded in archaeological sites are helping to verify the Biblical accounts of military campaigns against the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah
Drought reveals a 3400-year-old urban center of the Mittani Empire, emerging from the Tigris River: archaeologists believe it can be Zakhiku
The Neo-Assyrian Empire collapsed after more than two centuries of dominance at the fall of its capital, Nineveh, in 612 B.C.E.
German and Kurdish archaeologists have uncovered a Bronze Age palace in Kemune, on the eastern bank of the Tigris River in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq
“Because of its glorious past and strategic position, Karkemish was fully entitled to become a sort of western capital of the Assyrian Empire”
Researchers from Penn and Harvard are the first ones to make archaeological use of U2 spy plane imagery from the Cold War-era