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TAG: Syria

  • Digs & Discoveries November/December 2021

    Mesopotamian War Memorial

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    (Courtesy The Euphrates Salvage Project)
  • Features July/August 2021

    The Ugarit Archives

    Thousands of cuneiform tablets written in a distinctive script tell the dramatic story of a Bronze Age merchant city in Syria

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    (RMN-Grand Palais/Art Resource, NY)
  • Artifacts January/February 2019

    Neo-Hittite Ivory Plaque

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    (Copyright MAIAO, Sapienza University of Rome/Photo by Roberto Ceccacci)
  • Around the World May/June 2018


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  • Digs & Discoveries March/April 2018

    Seals of Approval

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    (Asia Minor Research Center)
  • Features January/February 2012

    Arab Spring Impacts Archaeology - Libya/Egypt/Tunisia/Syria

    o discussion of the year 2011 can be complete without a reference to what's been termed Arab Spring. The political phenomenon has the potential to have an extraordinary impact on archaeology for years to come.

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  • Around the World Jul 01, 2011


    At Tell Kuran there is a 6,000-year-old layer of bones from 100 Persian gazelles. The mound is near a "desert kite," or a stone trap used to drive wild animals together for hunting.

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  • Digs & Discoveries Nov 01, 2010

    Piecing It All Together

    n the early 1900s, German banking heir and amateur archaeologist Max von Oppenheim gave up a foreign service career to excavate Tell Halaf, a palace complex built by one of northern Syria's small dynasties around 1200 B.C.

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