A Comparative Study of the Origins of Cavalry in the Ancient Near East and China

Cavalry was one of the dominant military forces in ancient times. Since its creation, it has played an important role in warfare, and has also had a profound influence […]

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Who is Who in the Ur III Dynasty

Drehem is a small village situated seven kilometers south of Nippur, the religious center of Sumer and Akkad. The site was extensively looted in 1909-1910 and its clay tablets were brought […]


From Birmingham to Manchuria: A Visiting Ancient Near Eastern Scholar in China

By: Elizabeth Wheat Birmingham, in the West Midlands, is 5000 miles from Manchuria. After graduating with a Ph.D. in Assyriology from the University of Birmingham in July 2013, I left the UK to travel to China, undertaking a position as Foreign Expert at the Institute for the History of Ancient Civilizations (IHAC) at Northeast Normal […]

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Introduction to Archaeology and the New Testament (Mandarin Language)

There are currently few resources available in the Mandarin language for the study of the archaeology of Israel/Palestine as it relates […]


Legitimacy of Kingship in Biblical Narrative and Chinese Classic Shu: A Comparative Study

Dr. Yan Wang, Shandong University, China 2012-2013 Noble Group Fellow W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research The comparative study I conducted at the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research during my tenure as a Noble Group Fellow focused on the legitimacy of kingship in the Hebrew Bible and in a Chinese classic Shu (Book of Historical […]

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