A good overview of the excavations of Masada, the politics involved, and the problems with Josephus’ account of the end of the Zealot holdouts. I have always been suspicious of the story. Judge for yourselves!
One of my favorite sites in Israel. It was so sad to see the vandalism. But I am happy to see that the church is repaired and has reopened!
Having visited Palmyra, I continue to grieve the loss of life and material cultural there.
Archaeologists in Maryland have discovered artifacts linking African practices and Christianity on the land of a former slave plantation in Maryland.
Although my interest is in the archaeology of early Christianity in Palestine, this find in Maryland is fascinating. Read on …
So excited that these art pieces and artifacts will be in Minnesota for the next two months. Our faculty has planned a trip and I am also taking my honors class. The quincentennial celebrations have begun.
The “tomb” of Christ has needed work for centuries. Renovation is now occurring. Read about it.
An anthropological insight for those, like me, who are married to a fan of the Chicago Cubs.