Jun 12 Blog
By: Theodore Feder
A wall painting found in the House of the Physician in Pompeii contains the earliest known depiction of a Biblical scene. Two onlookers in the crowd appear to be the Greek philosophers Socrates and Aristotle, according to author Theodore Feder. What do the onlookers reveal about the place of Biblical culture in the Greco-Roman world?
Dec 31 Blog
Jun 18 Blog
By: Robin Ngo
What typically remain at archaeological sites are the ruins of once-magnificent cities. Visitors must rely on site plans and tour guides to imagine what stood before them long ago—temples, fortifications and other monuments of the cities of past civilizations. Now, with a new mobile app, visitors will be able to hold their smartphones up to a specific part of a site and see a 3D reconstruction of what was once there.
Feb 17 Blog
Located 1,329 feet below sea level at the southern edge of the Dead Sea, the aptly-named Museum at the Lowest Place on Earth is set to open this spring. The museum will feature important archaeological finds recovered from the Ghor es-Safi region of Jordan (ancient Zoar [Zoora]), including artifacts from Lot’s cave.