Weekend Roundup, Part 2
A bust of Alexander the Great has been discovered in a church on the island of Cyprus.
The recent claim that the Polish Center of Archaeology had found the tomb of Alexander the Great in Alexandria, Egypt, is a hoax.
The new museum in Antioch on the Orontes will open soon with the world’s largest display of mosaics.
The "Roads of Arabia" exhibit is now in Kansas City at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Until July 6.
Logos has three new collections available at pre-publication discount for those interested in seals of the biblical world:
- Shlomo Moussaieff Collection – 3 volumes by Robert Deutsch and André Lemaire ($55)
- Messages from the Past – 2 volumes by Deutsch ($38)
- Archaeological Center Iconography and Epigraphy Collection – 4 volumes by Deutsch, Michael Heltzer, and Josef Chaim ($80)
The ASOR Weekly Roundup is here.
HT: Jack Sasson, Ted Weis