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Splendor of Herodian Jerusalem reflected in burial practices
People who hear of it for the first time are always surprised: Ancient Jews practiced secondary burial, gathering into bone boxes called ossuaries the bones of their dead a year or so after death, when the flesh had desiccated and fallen off...
Biblical Archaeology Review, September/October 2001
The Strange Case of Veronese’s Last Supper
When first gazing at Veronese’s painting of the Last Supper, it is difficult to recognize that it actually is a painting of the...
Bible Review, October 2001