Tag: Orly Goldwasser

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

09/13 | Scholars Anson Rainey and Orly Goldwasser continue their debate as to who really invented the alphabet.   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.

Anson F. Rainey (1930–2011)

04/18 | Anson F. Rainey, Israel’s leading historical geographer of the land of the Bible and a master of cuneiform languages such as Akkadian and Ugaritic, as well as ancient Egyptian (hieroglyphic   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works.


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