Tag: beth shean

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

12/09 | The Jewish menorah—especially the Temple menorah, a seven-branched candelabra that stood in the Temple—is the most enduring and iconic Jewish symbol. But what did the Temple menorah actually look like?   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.

Beth Shean in the Bible and Archaeology

12/07 | Beth Shean plays an important role in the Bible following the death of King Saul and as a major Israelite administrative center. Excavations over the past century have revealed what   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

The New Bible of Ancient Pottery

06/29 | Nava Panitz-Cohen reviews The Ancient Pottery of Israel and Its Neighbors: From the Iron Age Through the Hellenistic Period (vols. 1 and 2), edited by Seymour Gitin.   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.


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