The colored skeletons of Çatalhöyük: new insights about how the inhabitants of the “oldest city in the world” buried their dead
Archaeologists unearth huge Phoenician defensive moat Wide and intact, it helped fortify the defensive nature of the area, noticeably increasing its ability to…
A cremation pyre pit in Beisamoun, Israel, represents the oldest proof of direct cremation in the Middle East; dates as far back as 7,000 B.C.
A new study reveals the features of the population that was buried in the necropolis of Tell es-Sin in Syria, a Byzantine archaeological site
The Neo-Assyrian Empire collapsed after more than two centuries of dominance at the fall of its capital, Nineveh, in 612 B.C.E.
New research reveals that coprolites from Çatalhöyük have provided the earliest evidence for intestinal parasite infection in the mainland Near East
The biblical King Balak may have been a historical figure, according to a new reading of the Mesha Stele (second half of the 9th century BCE)
During the Crusades, warriors travelled from western Europe to the near East, where they mixed and had families with local people, and died together in battle
More than 30 ancient graves have been uncovered by archaeologists and students of the University of Basel in Francavilla Marittima
Researchers from Penn and Harvard are the first ones to make archaeological use of U2 spy plane imagery from the Cold War-era