Monthly Archives: June 2014

Romans at Tell Halif

For many years it was thought that during the Roman period there was not much activity on Tell Halif. Of course, we knew that they were there – after all the odd potsherd from the Roman period was found. But … Continue reading

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Smite or be smitten

One of the pleasures of studying ancient peoples is that you can actually talk about people smiting others, because they actively smote back then and were not just smitten. Of course, mostly it was the powerful people, like pharaos, who … Continue reading

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Fire at Tell Halif

After five years we’re excavating again at Tell Halif. It’s a small dig. But I hope we can learn more about the city that once stood on this hill. After three days of excavations there haven’t been any dramatic finds … Continue reading

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