Tag: biblical period

The Enduring Symbolism of Doves

06/13 | Few symbols have a tradition as long and as rich as the dove. Read about what it represents and how its use has been shared, adapted and reinterpreted across cultures   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

You Are What You Eat: The Israelite Diet and Archaeology

06/02 | Pigs weren’t part of the Israelite diet. Therefore if you are excavating and find lots of pig bones at your site, it can’t be Israelite—or can it? A new survey   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

The Arch of Titus’s Menorah Panel in Color

05/05 | Although many Greek and Roman statues and monuments now appear gleaming white (the result of years of weathering), they were originally brightly colored. Using technology, a team has digitally restored   Read more…

Posted in Cultural Heritage.


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