The Large Stone Structure in the City of David. Photo by the author.

Reckoning With David In Scholarship and Media

Press begins by noting some prominent recent discoveries that have made it into the media, such as the Large Stone Structure in the City of David, Jerusalem. The archaeologist who oversaw its excavation, Eilat Mazar, has stated categorically […]

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Figure 1. Shrine of Hussein within the Great (Umayyad) Mosque, Damascus (Photo copyright 2005 Frederik Questier and Yanna Van Wesemael)

Hussein’s Head and Importance of Cultural Heritage

By: Michael Press, Research Fellow at the Center of Advanced Spatial Technologies University of Arkansas In recent years archaeologists have sounded a nearly continual warning about threats to cultural heritage, from artifacts to buildings to sites, in the Middle East. This began with Iraq and now, after the events of the Arab Spring, continues especially […]

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