Tag: Antiquities

Historical objects from antiquity, particularly from classical Greece, Rome, Ancient Egypt and the Ancient Near East.

Satellite Images Show ISIS Destruction of Temple of Bel in Palmyra

09/01 | New satellite images confirm that ISIS has almost completely destroyed the Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra.   Read more…

Posted in Cultural Heritage, News.

Is the “Brother of Jesus” Inscription on the James Ossuary a Forgery?

08/31 | Although the famous “brother of Jesus” inscription on the so-called James Ossuary has been authenticated by two world-class paleographers, not everyone is convinced that the inscription is authentic.   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible.

Report: Temple of Baal Shamin in Palmyra Blown Up by ISIS

08/25 | The Islamic State has reportedly blown up the 2,000-year-old temple of Baal Shamin in the Syrian city of Palmyra.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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