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Persian figurines at Tell Halif

It was especially in Field IV, excavated from 1992 to 1999, that Persian figurines were found on Tell Halif. But throughout the excavations of Field V (2007 – 2015), we also regularly came across figurines. This year the Persian figurines … Continue reading

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Museums and ancient daily life

Maybe I just hadn’t realized it previously, but I’ve recently come to appreciate the wealth of information about ancient daily life held in museums. Take for example this Egyptian model of a woman grinding grain. It is held by the … Continue reading

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A figurine from Khirbet Summeily

Burried in ash we found this wee thing at Khirbet Summeily. Only problem is that the upper torso and head are missing. Still, it’s a nice stone figurine. It’s different, though, the figurine. We’ve never seen any like it before … Continue reading

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