By: Jonathan Laden
On April 3rd, 22 royal mummies are being transferred with great fanfare from Cairo's Egyptian Museum to Fustat's National Museum of Egyptian Civilization It is The Pharaohs' Golden Parade where the main celebrities are all long dead. Egypt is holding the procession to transfer the mummies of 18 pharaohs and 4 queens to their new permanent home at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.
By: Robin Ngo
In the Middle East, archaeological looting and the deliberate destruction of archaeological sites and monuments are rampant. What, if anything, can be done?
By: John Drummond
Walking through the doors of your local cinema can sometimes feel like a religious experience. For months, years, or even decades you might have been […]
By: Megan Sauter
Győző Vörös details the restoration work taking place at Machaerus—giving archaeological context to the New Testament episode featuring Princess Salome and John the Baptist.
By: Samuel D. Pfister
Although many readers may be familiar with the characteristic architectural features of a typical mosque—tall minarets and ornate, often gold-capped domes—few readers of BAR may […]
By: Don Knebel
Mr. Don Knebel traveled with BAS to Egypt in 2007; subsequently Jordan and many other places in the world. In 2015 he wrote “Flushed with Curiosity; […]