https://thehorse.com/174635/how-long-have-horse-bits-been-around/ Just found that an interview that I gave a few months ago on the origins of the equid (horse, donkey, etc.) bit is now available on the web. Advertisements
I am about to depart for Munich to give a talk at the ICAANE conference on some results by my team. I will be talking about how one can reconstruct the age and sex of potters in ancient pottery from our site at Tell es-Safi/Gath in Israel based on their fingerprints left in the clay.…
See full description and other links: https://gath.wordpress.com/2018/02/06/new-article-on-isotopic-analyses-of-the-early-bronze-fauna-from-tell-es-safi-gath/
Just received notice that we have been awarded $155k grant from the University of Manitoba for final renovations in our NEBAL (Near Eastern and Biblical Archaeology Lab) facility in St. Paul’s College. It will now be a fully renovated and equipped facility for our research endeavours.
In Toronto for the weekend to do a presentation on our research at Tell es-Safi/Gath at the Zooarchaeology and Landscape conference at the University of Toronto – a joint paper titled: The ‘Desert and the Sown’: domestic animal exploitation and management strategies during the Early Bronze Age at Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel, with me, Tina L.…
Tina L. Greenfield and Haskel J. Greenfield recently published a chapter in a book about the creation and history of activities at of the Near Eastern and Biblical Archaeology Lab (NEBAL) at St. Paul’s College that we direct. Here is a link to the article. Enjoy. https://www.academia.edu/31775628/Near_Eastern_and_Biblical_Archaeology_Laboratory_NEBAL_at_St._Pauls_College
http://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/1.761814?utm_source=smartfocus&utm_medium=email&utm_content=archaeology%2F1.761814&utm_campaign=Ruth+Schuster&utm_term=20161228-17%3A13&writerAlerts=true Check out these exciting discoveries. In particular, there is the June contribution – the sacrificial Egyptian donkey/ass that we excavated and analyzed from our excavations at Tell es-Safi/Gath.