Nov 18

More Queries & Comments Winter 2022

By: BAS Staff

Pigs Taboo I HAVEN’T READ the book Evolution of a Taboo, reviewed by Aren M. Maeir (Book Review, Spring 2022), but I will add that from […]

Dante’s Vision of Rachel and Leah

Oct 5

Rachel and Leah in the Bible

By: Megan Sauter

Who are Rachel and Leah in the Bible? Sisters, rivals, mothers, matriarchs—these two women had a complicated relationship.  In the Fall 2022 issue of Biblical Archaeology […]

Sep 14

The Rosetta Stone: Key to Egyptian Hieroglyphs

By: Marek Dospěl

TWO HUNDRED YEARS AGO TODAY, on September 14, 1822, Jean-François Champollion (1790–1832) cracked the code of the Egyptian hieroglyphic script and the language behind it. […]

Sep 8

First Temple Papyrus? Exclusive Interview with Joe Uziel

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

Watch an EXCLUSIVE interview with Joe Uziel, head of the Israel Antiquities Authority’s Dead Sea Scrolls Unit, who discusses the recovery of a papyrus that […]

Jun 29

What Caused the Bronze Age Collapse?

By: Megan Sauter

Earthquakes. Drought. Famine. Plague. War. Mass migration. Sadly, we are not strangers to these phenomena. Neither were those who lived in Mediterranean kingdoms during the […]

May 28

Preview the Summer 2022 Issue

By: BAS. Staff

May 25

Israelite Pottery and Household Life

By: Jennifer Drummond

Sustainability is something we hear about a lot these days. New items are developed every day to help reduce waste in our daily lives. One […]

Shroud of Turin

Apr 6

The Shroud of Turin: Anything Left to Say?

By: Andrea Nicolotti

Today many consider the Shroud of Turin—the alleged burial cloth of Jesus of Nazareth—to be the most important relic of Christianity.1 It is a linen […]

Paul and Pri

Mar 1

Priscilla in the New Testament

By: Jonathan Laden

The name of Priscilla in the New Testament does not come up often in Bible study. Yet, as Ben Witherington III explains in “Priscilla—An Extraordinary […]

Feb 25

Spring 2022 Caption Contest

By: BAS Staff

Take part in our ever-popular Caption Contest. Write a caption for this cartoon based on Jonah 1:17: “But the LORD provided a large fish to […]