May 29 Blog
Dec 17 Blog
By: Biblical Archaeology Society Staff
The Jewish menorah—especially the Temple menorah, a seven-branched candelabra that stood in the Temple—is the most enduring and iconic Jewish symbol. But what did the Temple menorah actually look like? Learn more in this post and view a number of important menorah depictions from antiquity.
Jul 14 Blog
By: Walter Zanger
What are zodiac mosaics doing in ancient synagogues in Israel?
Jul 19 Blog
By: Reviewed by Hillel Geva
Hillel Geva reviews "The Architecture of Herod: the Great Builder" by Ehud Netzer
Mar 20 eBook
By: BAS Admin
We look back on the Biblical world as a time of fateful battles, inspiring prophets, great empires and profound learning. Unfortunately, this picture is often skewed to highlight regal, rather than common, history. More of our modern philosophy and theology grew out of the ancient agora than the palace. Many profound thinkers and religious visionaries in the ancient world never interacted with kings or fought in great battles. How does archaeology tell their story?