Tag: hershel shanks

First Person: A Scepter from the Temple?

05/30 | In his First Person column in the May/June 2016 issue of BAR, Hershel Shanks asks: Where is the paleographer who says the ivory pomegranate is fake?   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible.

Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City

05/09 | Archaeologist Hillel Geva says that population estimates for ancient Jerusalem are too high. His new estimates begin with people living on no more than a dozen acres.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

Ancient Bronze Marvels at Magdala

04/08 | Excavations at Magdala, hometown of Mary Magdalene on the shore of the Sea of Galilee, have uncovered a 2,000-year-old decorated bronze incense shovel and a bronze jug.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, News.


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