This Week’s News!

Here’s a quick list of this week’s most interesting (or, in most weeks, any existing…) news about the ANE!

http://asorblog.org/2017/11/07/affair-herbal-medicine-special-kitchen-royal-palace-ebla/ (A blog post by ASOR about a kitchen designed for ‘special’ uses in Ebla)

https://www.dailysabah.com/turkey/2017/11/06/mystery-dig-in-southern-turkey-ends-without-explanation (Call the conspiracy theorists! An excavation has mysteriously stopped with little explanation….)

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/mysterious-ancient-stone-structures-point-115823027.html (What I’m going to call a cautionary tale of why you should be careful when interpreting archaeology through the Biblical lens….)

https://www.dailysabah.com/history/2017/11/09/first-infertility-diagnosis-made-4000-years-ago-discovered-in-cuneiform-tablet-in-turkey (Some cool medical text!)

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171110113931.htm (A scientific technique that I don’t really understand shows that Egyptian ink was partially made of copper!)

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