In an article posted on his Academia website (abstract here), Joe Zias argues that the “Cave of John the Baptist” actually depicts the Crusader patron saint of leprosy suffers, the man Lazarus from Jesus’s parable in Luke 16.
The April Newsletter of the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities provides the latest in archaeological discoveries, exhibitions, inaugurations, and more. (As of this writing, the pdf has the pages in reverse order.)
The Harvard Gazette describes the background and value of the Digital Giza Project.
If you haven’t visited the Harvard Semitic Museum, you can now take a very nice virtual tour.
The topics on this week’s The Book and the Spade are the four-room house, slavery, and Selah.
Leon Mauldin writes about “the hearing ear” in the biblical and ancient world.
Israel’s Good Name took a birdwatching trip to Eilat.
Max Richardson has been photographing in Jerusalem since 1985 and he shares some of his photos in The Jerusalem Report.
Mark Hoffman reviews the new Daniel and Esther volumes in the Photo Companion to the Bible series.
HT: Charles Savelle, Ted Weis, Agade