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Like the stone monuments it displays, the venerable archaeological museum stands the tests of time
Now, if a king among kings, or a governor among governors or a commander of an army should come up against Byblos and uncover this coffin, may the scepter of his rule be torn away, may the throne of his kingdom be overturned, and may peace...
Archaeology Odyssey, March/April 2000
First Place: “Home Is Where…,” by Susan Gabbay (aka Lot’s Wife) Second Place: “Divining the Divine,” by Molly Pickering Grose (aka Balaam) Third Place: “Pursuing Knowledge,” by Bruce...
Bible Review, October 2000
My mother is a Martha; her best friend, a Mary. My mother raised five children while working, for almost all of her adult life, as a schoolteacher. My mother’s best friend had, well, more fun.1 Which is why my mother, as she cooked dinner or...
Bible Review, December 2000
Leonardo’s Last Supper
Pinin Brambilla Barcilon and Pietro C. Marani Trans. by Harlow Tighe (Chicago:...Leonardo: The Last Supper
Bible Review, April 2002
The creation mosaics of Monreale
In the Bible, God creates through speech. He says the Word, and it is. “God said, ‘Let there be light’ and there was light” (Genesis 1:3). But in the various depictions of God in the Creation mosaics of the Cathedral of Monreale, Sicily, he...
Bible Review, August 2002
Edited by Anna Maria Maetzke and Carlo Bertelli...Piero della Francesca: The Legend of the True Cross in the Church of San Francesco in Arezzo
Bible Review, August 2003
By Nissan N. Perez (London, UK: Merrell,...Revelation: Representations of Christ in Photography
Bible Review, October 2003
How two Victorian sisters and a rabbi discovered the Hebrew text of Ben Sira
This year marks the 100th anniversary of one of the most famous letters in the history of Biblical scholarship: University Library, Cambridge May 13, 1896 Dear Mrs. Lewis, I think we have reason to congratulate ourselves. For the fragment I...
Biblical Archaeology Review, September/October 1996
Vigorous, muscular and armorclad, Emperor Hadrian—in the rare bronze sculpture featured on the cover of this issue—appears as the adept military leader who dominated the Mediterranean world from 117 to 138 C.E. His commanding appearance is...
Biblical Archaeology Review, November/December 1997
The ancient woodwork has perished, the metal has been stripped from the walls,” Sir Leonard Woolley wrote in 1936. “The ruins which excavation lays bare are but skeletons from which the...
Biblical Archaeology Review, January/February 2000