Tag Archives: ARCHAEOLOGY

GI(G)ANT(E)S – GEANTS – ГИГАНТ 8

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 11/2/18) All too often in our quest for “pure science” we discount and discard “myths” that have been handed down since the creation of man.  Legends, oral traditions, and myths… everything must be “proven scientifically” and fit … Continue reading

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PALAEOJUDAICA ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS (5)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 18/02/18) A)Iraq al-Amir Just outside of Jordan’s capital lies an ancient castle and intriguing caves dating back to the Copper Age.  Nestled among hills just outside of Amman in Wadi Al-Seer is a quaint village filled with … Continue reading

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PALAEOJUDAICA ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS (4)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 09/03/17) A)HIPPOS EXCAVATIONS The ancient city of Hippos-Sussita of the Decapolis (Antiochia Hippos) is located 2 km. east of the Sea of Galilee, on the top of a flat, diamond shaped mountain. Excavations in Hippos have revealed … Continue reading

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GI(G)ANT(E)S – GEANTS – ГИГАНТ 7

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 3/3/17) The most Amazing Archaeological Dig Sites Strange and amazing archaeological digs have given rise to mythical modern adventurers like Indiana Jones, Laura Croft and Benjamin Gates. These characters have captured the imagination of several generations and … Continue reading

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THE LOGOS YPTIOOS OF AEGAIAN

Towards a New Egyptology? In his inaugural lecture as Edwards Professor of Egyptian Archaeology and Philology, Stephen Quirke – who is also Curator of UCL’s Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology – delivered a radical and highly personal vision of the … Continue reading

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PALAEOJUDAICA ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS (3)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  1/05/16) a)The Multiple Faces and Phases of Texts at Qumran: Growth, Expansion, and Rewriting in Community Documents (Menahem Kister). THE SHAPING AND SHAPES OF ANCIENT TEXTS AT QUMRANWhat is an ancient text? How should similar but different … Continue reading

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GI(G)ANT(E)S – GEANTS – ГИГАНТ 6

(being continued from 26/04/16) The Hypogeum of Hal Saflieni and an unknown race with elongated skulls Many ancient megalithic structures exist in Malta and one of them is the ‘Hypogeum of Hal Saflieni’, a subterranean structure with magnificent properties that … Continue reading

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