Thursday, December 31, 2020

2020's futuristic archaeology

2020 ROUNDUP: As COVID hit, archaeologists turned to futuristic labs to dig up ancient history. From dental tartar studies to the use of police forensics techniques and AI to discern which scribe wrote the Bible, cutting-edge science beat out shovels for uncovering the past (Amanda Borschel-Dan, Times of Israel). This article links back to stories in the Times of Israel. PaleoJudaica has posts on many of the same discoveries. Cross-file under Technology Watch.

Earlier 2020 roundups are noted here and link.

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