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Weekend Roundup, Half 1



The Shelby White & Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Archaeological Heart has been devoted, and the featured mosaic has returned after a world tour. “That is the Rolls Royce . . . probably the most visually spectacular mosaic we have now discovered.”

Scott Stripling is on The Guide and the Spade with an excavation report from this yr’s dig at Shiloh.

John DeLancey shares images from his week of excavating Tel Dan.

5 marble statues from the Roman interval have been placed on show on the Tel Ashkelon Nationwide Park almost 100 years after they have been first excavated.

Australian Catholic College is partnering with the Israel Museum to create an interactive digital showcase that may make the museum’s assortment accessible worldwide.

The Occasions of Israel appears to be like at challenges to archaeological discovery within the Gaza Strip.

The 2002 problem of ‘Atiqot consists of excavation experiences on Nain, Akko, Avdat, and extra.

The Sea of Galilee would be the first pure lake on this planet to be crammed with desalinated water. This text has little bit of details about the lake’s water ranges.

“Quite a few goddess collectible figurines, ritual objects, in addition to wealthy iconography, display that goddess worship was extraordinarily necessary within the lifetime of Israelite religion.”

BAS Quarterly Digital Lecture on Sept 15: “The Archaeology of Qumran 75 Years after the Discovery of the Lifeless Sea Scrolls,” by Jodi Magness ($10).

Jerusalem College Faculty has launched its slate of fall on-line programs, together with:

  • Biblical Archaeology I, with Chris McKinny and Kyle Keimer
  • Contexts of the Holy Metropolis, with Chandler Collins
  • Cultural Backgrounds of the Bible, with Oliver Hersey

Writing for Bible Historical past Each day, Steve Notley celebrates the lifetime of Emanuel Hausman, founding father of Carta Jerusalem.

I used to be a visitor this week on the TheologyMom video podcast with Krista Bontrager, speaking about “5 occasions geography shapes our view of the Bible.” I don’t assume I had ever made a “prime 5” record like this earlier than, and I loved pulling it collectively.

HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Arne Halbakken, Explorator

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