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David Roberts was no archaeologist. But, thanks to his scores of lithographs of the Holy Land, he may have done more to popularize ancient sites in the Near East than anyone else in the 19th century. Roberts was an artist who lived before...
Biblical Archaeology Review, July/August 1998
How iron-fisted was pharaonic rule in the city-states of Syria-Palestine?
In the centuries before Israel emerged in the highlands of Canaan, first as a people and then as a nation, the region was essentially ruled by Egypt. But how are we to understand this hegemony? Until a little more than a century ago, about...
Biblical Archaeology Review, May/June 1998
Mastering the delicate art of living
Do you wonder what happened to the ancient Etruscans, those civilized, seemingly mysterious people who revealed so many secrets of life and death to the Romans? Simply journey to the...
Archaeology Odyssey, Summer 1998