Sep 24

23rd Annual Bible and Archaeology Fest: Virtual for 2020

By: Michele Barasso

  Sign up for two full days of live lectures via Zoom from world leading Bible scholars and archaeologists. Join in via computer, tablet, or […]

Salome Premier

Sep 17

Actual Palace of Herod Antipas Stars in Opera

By: Jonathan Laden

Because of the pandemic The Hungarian State Opera could only have one performance of Salome at the Erkel Theatre, so they decided to make it […]

Aug 10

BASONOVA–Food, Glorious Food! Home Cooking in Ancient Israel

By: BAS Staff

The subject of food has taken a central role on the cultural stage. There are numerous podcasts, television and radio shows, celebrity chefs, and even […]

Ishtar Gate

Jul 31

Virtual Museum Tours

By: Megan Sauter

In light of the global pandemic, museums throughout the world have closed their physical doors. Yet rather than pausing their educational mission, many have opened […]

Jun 1

The Thinker from Yehud

By: BAS Staff

Through January 1, 2021 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem www.imj.org.il Millennia later, and still thinking … Sitting atop a ceramic jug in silent reflection, this figurine […]

May 26

BASONOVA–The First Diasporas: Egypt and Babylonia

By: BAS Staff

With the destruction of the First Temple in 586 B.C.E., the ancestors of the Jews left the land of Israel in large numbers. Over the […]

May 26

BASONOVA–Septuagint, Synagogue, and Symbiosis: The Jews of Hellenistic Egypt

By: BAS Staf

The conquests of Alexander the Great brought Hellenism to the entire Near East in the late 4th century B.C.E. No Jewish community reflects the symbiosis […]

Aegean wall painting

Mar 2

BASONOVA: The Brilliance of Aegean Bronze Age Wall Paintings

By: Zachary D. Bond-Brown

Out of caution, and respect for the need for social distancing at this time, this event has been canceled Sunday, May 31, 2020. The Brilliance […]

Herod's Temple

Mar 2

BASONOVA: Destination: Holy Of Holies An Archaeological Walk Through The Jerusalem Temple

By: Kye Laden

Out of caution, and respect for the need for social distancing at this time, this event has been canceled Sunday, April 26, 2020 Destination: Holy […]

Mar 2

A Wonder to Behold

By: BAS Staff

Through May 24, 2020 Institute for the Study of the Ancient World New York, NY, USA www.nyu.edu/isaw The Ishtar Gate (named after the powerful Mesopotamian […]