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.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!)