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Trail of the Ark is heading into unchartered territory in search of solving the disappearance of the Ark of the Covenant, with the aide of known stepping stones to point us in the right direction.
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Expedition LostArk 2020 enhances the Trail of the Ark’s chance of success by using qualified research methods investigating both biblical and scientific sources in the coming venture. To date much exclusive information has been gathered. Participation in this undertaking is open to all at various levels of involvement.
It is winter. The kitchen is humming with activity, as sheep’s wool is prepared for textile production and fires are kept up. The sheep have already been sheared with large iron scissors, and now the wool is being combed, while the fibres are softened and dyed. The household is busy. One member gets out a large iron ladle to stir either the soaked fibres or the coals in the fire. Another inhabitant heads upstairs to find the wooden spindles and the matching clay and rock-crystal whorls, so that they are ready for spinning the fibres. The post Jerash appeared first… [...]
In AD 749, the Middle East was struck by a devastating earthquake. Numerous cities suffered serious damage, including Jerash, which is now one of the most stunning archaeological sites in Jordan. Jerash never recoveredfrom the disaster, and recent excavations in the ancient city have revealed two houses that collapsed during the earthquake, providing a glimpse of life – and death – on that fateful day. An arid patch of Maui, one of the Hawaiian Islands, is also home to archaeological sites that have remained largely untouched since they were abandoned. Taking a close look at Hawaiian temples, together with surviving… [...]
We, as modern humans, tend to look at ancient art with a 21st-century mindset. It is all too easy to stare (in wonder) at Palaeolithic rock art and conceive some idea, however complex, and consider it to be a plausible interpretation. In recent times, a handful of researchers have begun to deconstruct ancient art using a variety of scientific and social-science-based approaches, including pigment analysis, figurative perspective, the role of the surface topography, and the use of formal and informed analysis, to name but a few. The post Review: The Archaeology of Seeing appeared first on World Archaeology. [...]