Philistines living at Yavneh used hallucinogenic drugs, according to Israeli archaeologists.
The US has returned 25 artifacts looted from Italy, including a first-century BC fresco from Pompeii.
A fresco from a 12th-Dynasty tomb in Middle Egypt has been hacked out by thieves. A statement from the Catholic Leuven University confirms “the grave news that the tomb has been entered and that a relief has been stolen.”
This week’s guest on the Land and the Book is Dr. Filip Vukosavovic, Curator at the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem.
Coming to theaters in January: RISEN.
Final deliberations have begun on the fate of an archaeological center in the City of David.
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Ted Weis, Charles Savelle
Photo Credit: City of David