Weekly Summary: 11th - 17th October, 2022

Each week, Studies of Biblical Interest brings you a brief summary of the discoveries, news items, and advances across the fields on which we focus. If you have a story you'd like us to share, please email the details to editors@biblicaljournal.org.

The new discovery of an intact mosaic dates back to the Roman era.

Recognising the watery nature of this early metropolis has significant implications for how urban life flourished 5,000 years ago in the middle of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, where present-day Iraq lies.

Can PCs read cuneiform better than experts? The answer is no. But will PCs read cuneiform better than experts? And why would we desire them to?

A recent archaeological study in Jerusalem is lending credence to the accounts of 1st-century historian Flavius Josephus.

The investigations offers important insight into human history, as it is uncertain when and where these populations may have co-existed.m