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New Discoveries at Tel Lachish - June 29th Edition

We discovered some nice things at biblical Lachish over the past two days of excavation. Here are photos of some of them.

I will start with a typical oil lamp from Old Testament times. 481 more words


The Face from Mars

A stone monument of a face looking skyward has been discovered in Canada. This face is similar to the monument of the face on Mars photographed by Voyager in 1976. 619 more words

Ancient Civilizations

Вперебивку с кофе

***wordpress почему-то поменял ленточку-фон в “закулисном” меню: вместо синенькой-красивенькой теперь там пошлая 6-цветная радуга (без жёлтого). полистала ленту и дошло. это они так празднуют одобрение верховным судом гомосексуальных браков? 16 more words

New York

Something New Every Day: Meet Bailey Mazik!

Well, my friends, summer is rolling merrily along, and with it comes another introduction to the second of our wonderful summer interns! Bailey Mazik is originally from Columbus, Ohio and is a self-proclaimed Buckeye with a Bachelor’s from Ohio State University in History of Art and Strategic Communication. 641 more words

Beauty among ashes

By now we it is nothing unusual at Tell Halif to come down on floors with plenty of pottery remains. Only, this one was a few centimetres higher than we expected. 446 more words


Decorative Vintage Japanese Geisha Plate

Japan’s tradition of producing highly decorative shaped plates produces a wide variety of images from the historic to figurative scenes. This lovely hand-painted geisha plate features the numerous beautiful fabric designs in formal traditional Japanese clothing. 71 more words


Truk Lagoon (3) - "Kensho Maru"

The Kensho Maru is another beautiful wreck in Truk Lagoon.

This 36m deep, 116m long 4,862 ton passenger-cargo ship “lies” upright and leans slightly  to port. 72 more words