Jacob and Rients discuss their collaboration on texts from a site housing soldier-gardeners. Who were they and what were they doing there? How can archaeology help make sense of tablets looted a century ago? What is the situation today?
03:12 Where is Tell Abu Antiq?
04:34 What does the name Abu Antiq, and the ancient name Pi-Kasi, mean?
07:09 Connecting tablets old and new.
08:50 The finds from Abu Antiq.
11:00 Progress so far.
17:09 How to connect tablets to archives.
19:49 Importance of archaeological context.
22:44 The end of Pi-Kasi.
25:17 Plans for the future.
Music by Ruba Hillawi