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Biblical Archaeology Review 46:2, Spring 2020

Caption Contest

Biblical Archaeology Review

“I’m telling you, nothing rhymes with Sisera.”

—Richard James Wolf, Westminster, Maryland

Thank you to all those who submitted caption entries for our November/December 2019 cartoon, based on Judges 5:1. We are pleased to congratulate Richard James Wolf of Westminster, Maryland, who wrote the winning caption, and our runners-up:


“You probably think this song is about you.”

—Sarah Konkel, Dulles, Virginia

“Deborah, that’s an abacus!”

—Pat Sisson, Knoxville, Tennessee


“Hey Ms. Tambourine Woman, play a psalm for me.”

—Dave Rogoff, Temple Terrace, Florida

“I bet we could get a gig at the next Feast of Trumpets.”

—Karl Miller, Shaw Island, Washington

Write a caption for the cartoon below (see Matthew 28:2-7) and send it to us via our website at or mail at:

BAR Cartoon Caption Contest
Biblical Archaeology Society
4710 41st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016

Be sure to include your name and address. The deadline for entries is April 30, 2020. The author of the winning caption will receive a BAS All-Access membership and three gift subscriptions to give BAR to friends. Runners-up will receive an All-Access membership and two gift subscriptions for friends.