Ancient History News Archive September 2011

September 2011


Qumran Scrolls available online

published on 27 September 2011
The Israel Museum has published six of the Qumran Scrolls on its websites. For each of the scrolls there is a high-resolution image viewer as well as a description of the scroll and where it was found. You can view the Qumran Scrolls on the Israel Museum website.

More Fall Exhibitions

published on 23 September 2011
Here is further listing of exhibitions in the United States and Europe: Before the Pyramids: The Origins of Egyptian Civilization. This exhibition explores ancient Egypt's Pre-Dynastic and Early Dynastic material culture and shows how these objects inform on our understanding of Egyptian culture and civilization. The most fundamental aspects of ancient Egyptian civilization--architecture... [continue reading]
Blog posted an interesting article that examines the "missing link" between the art of Antiquity and art of the early Middle Ages. Art found in the city of Dura-Europos might fill in this gap of the "Dark Ages" in art history. Read the full article on

Great Autumn Exhibitions

published on 19 September 2011
As the temperatures slide on our thermometers and the leaves assume a fiery hue, we wanted to keep you up to date with the news that some fabulous exhibitions will be on show this autumn in Europe and the United States. Please be sure to check these out: Mummies of the World. Mummies of the World presents 150 human and animal mummies and related artifacts... [continue reading]


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