Jun 8

Persia and the Classical World


Through August 8, 2022 The Getty Villa Pacific Palisades, California www.getty.edu For more than a millennium, from around 550 B.C.E. to 650 C.E., ancient Greece […]

Apr 27

Unsilencing the Archives


ONLINE EXHIBIT Badè Museum of Biblical Archaeology Berkeley, California www.psr.edu/centers/bade-museum The virtual exhibition Unsilencing the Archives: The Laborers of the Tell en-Nasbeh Excavations (1926–1935) has […]

Jan 29

What Were the Words of God?

By: Donald Kane

BAF/BASONOVA Zoom Lecture Sunday, February 6 at 7:30 pm Eastern Presented by Donald Kane. Moses wrote down everything the Lord had said (Exodus 24:4) Then the Lord reached out his […]

Dec 1

Nero’s Aesthetics in the Renaissance

By: BAS Staff

Through January 7, 2022 Colosseum Archaeological Park Rome, Italy www.parcocolosseo.it Renaissance thinkers and artists looked for their inspiration in the classical civilizations of ancient Greece […]

Oct 24

Things That Go Bump in the Night

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

It seems people, even those who lived thousands of years ago, have always enjoyed a good, old-fashioned ghost story. As reported by The Guardian, an Assyriologist […]

Jesus' triumphal return to Jerusalem

Sep 3

Egypt’s Forgotten City

By: BAS Staff

One of the most important religious centers of the ancient world, the city of Akhmim in southern Egypt is presented in the exhibit Akhmim: Egypt’s Forgotten City, currently on display in the James Simon Gallery of the Berlin State Museums.

Monumental Arch Louis Vignes

Aug 20

Return to Palmyra

By: BAS Staff

During the Hellenistic and Roman periods, Palmyra (Tadmor, in Arabic), which is in central Syria, was an important caravan city, reaching its zenith in the […]

Jul 12

A Virtual Visit to the “City of Mosaics”

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

With many people unable to travel during the past year, archaeological and tourism sites across the Middle East have faced extremely difficult times. The ancient […]

Abydos Ramses II Offering Gifts to Gods

Mar 29

The Pharaohs’ Golden Parade

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.


Jan 22

BASONOVA—Archaeology in Israel: Where the Past Meets the Present

By: BAS Staff

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 8 pm EST via Zoom *This is not a BAS event. For information or questions please email [email protected]* Eric Meyers […]