Plans to reconstruct Herod’s tomb at the Herodium have been scrapped.
The same article reports that the Herod exhibition at the Israel Museum has been extended to January 2014.
Tuesday’s Samaritan Passover ceremony is described in a Haaretz article. (I believe the first photo caption is wrong, for the animal is not slain until sunset.)
105 million euros is not enough to save Pompeii from deterioration, according to a New York Times video.
Ferrell Jenkins is back in Israel and he recently spent a morning with Shmuel Browns.
Haaretz’s “Tourist Tip #218” describes the significance of the Broad Wall of Jerusalem.
The temporary bridge to the Mughrabi Gate next to the Western Wall still stands, but next month a committee is going to meet in Paris to discuss its replacement.
FoxNews reports on apps for archaeology.
Christianbook.com is now selling The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible (5 vols.) for only $99.99. (That’s 75% the $400 list.)
HT: Jack Sasson
Key Map for the Survey of Western Palestine. All 26 maps (plus one from Transjordan) are for sale here.