Tag: orly goldwasser

An Archaeological Journey from Genesis through Jesus

06/12 | Editor Hershel Shanks has hand-picked 40 notable articles from BAR to honor the magazine’s 40th anniversary.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics, News.

Who Really Invented the Alphabet—Illiterate Miners or Educated Sophisticates?

09/13 | Scholars Anson Rainey and Orly Goldwasser debate who really invented the alphabet—illiterate miners or educated sophisticates.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, Inscriptions, Scholar’s Study.

Inmate Turns Egyptologist Through Study of Hieroglyphs (and BAR)

03/16 | Timothy Fenstermacher, an inmate at Tehachapi State Prison, surprised Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR) editors in 2010 with an insightful response regarding the distribution of the so-called “Sinai hieroglyph” referenced in   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions, News.


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