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To See or Not to See: Technology Peers into Ancient Mummies

To See or Not to See: Technology Peers into Ancient Mummies

Sectarianism in the Second Temple Period

08/26 | In part three of his study on schisms in Jewish history, Lawrence H. Schiffman examines sectarianism in the Second Temple Period.   Read more…

Judean Pillar Figurines

08/21 | In “JPFs: More Questions than Answers” in the September/October 2014 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, Robert Deutsch provides an overview of Judean pillar figurines.   Read more…

From Stone to Screen

08/20 | Members of the From Stone to Screen graduate student project at UBC discuss their ongoing efforts to create digital archives of their department’s artifact collection—making these fascinating objects accessible to   Read more…

Study Investigates Western Wall Erosion

08/20 | A study newly published in the journal Geology has investigated why some portions of the Western Wall are more eroded and contain more cracks than others.   Read more…

Love Your Neighbor: Only Israelites or Everyone?

08/19 | The Book of Leviticus tells us to love our neighbors, but who are our neighbors? Does the command mean to just love fellow Israelites—or everyone?   Read more…

Adornment in the Southern Levant

08/19 | Josephine Verduci examines the jewelry and costumes worn by the Sea Peoples, which highlight the cross-cultural relationships developed in the Late Bronze/Early Iron Age southern Levant.   Read more…

Open Context

08/18 | As data dissemination becomes an expected outcome of scholarship, researchers need supporting services to adequately describe and document, preserve, disseminate and understand and reuse digital data.   Read more…

Puzzling Finds from Kuntillet ‘Ajrud

08/15 | “Yahweh and his Asherah” is written across the top of this eighth-century B.C. drawing on a ceramic pithos from Kuntillet ‘Ajrud in the eastern Sinai. Some scholars have theorized that   Read more…

Pilgrims’ Progress to Byzantine Jerusalem

08/15 | Jerusalem has been revered as a holy city for millennia—with pilgrims a staple feature in its bustling streets. Egeria’s Travels and the journals of the Bordeaux Pilgrim and the Piacenza   Read more…


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