“A nearly completely intact clay oil lamp from 2,300 years ago was found near a stone bath during recent conservation work at the Mount Gerizim National Park.”
Plans to construct a zip line near Haas Promenade south of Jerusalem’s Old City is facing criticism. There are also plans to build a pedestrian suspension bridge over the Hinnom Valley.
Zvi Koenigsberg argues that the discovery of the curse inscription supports his theory that the original “place that He will choose” was a temple on Mount Ebal.
Aren Maeir is interviewed in the History Channel of Israel’s “Whatever Happened to the Philistines?”
Zoom lecture on May 11: “Beer in Israel and the Ancient Near East: New Insights from Archaeology,” by Jennie Ebeling ($7).
Albright Institute hybrid workshop on May 12: “A Comparison of the Monastery at Tel Masos and Byzantine Monasteries in the Negev Desert,” by Rachel Bernstein. Register here.
Hybrid conference at Tel Aviv University on June 13: “Local and Regional Perspectives on Nomads in the Biblical World” (pdf schedule; Zoom link).
The early bird discount for the Infusion Bible Conference ends on June 3.
The latest free maps from Bible Mapper:
- Assyria Advances on Jerusalem
- Zerah the Cushite
- Earthquakes in the Bible
- The Shephelah
- The Garden of Eden
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Arne Halbakken, Charles Savelle