Weekend Roundup, Part 2
After a flub over a mummy graveyard, a BYU researcher restores ties with the Egyptian authorities.
Aren Maeir announces the 2015 Ackerman Family Annual Workshop in Biblical Archaeology. The topic is Southern Canaan in the Late Bronze Age.
Excavators working at Macherus have restored the site according to the principle of anastylosis, using only original architectural elements.
Matti Friedman: The Sistine Chapel of the Jews Is Restored to Life in Jerusalem.
Jack Sasson, curator of the Agade list which provides us with many stories each week, has retired from Vanderbilt.
Pre-pub at Logos: Charlesworth, Jesus and Temple: Textual and Archaeological Explorations, $20
Mari Had a Little Lamb is one of several Assyrian coloring pages.
We are now on twitter @BiblePlaces.
HT: Agade, Charles Savelle
Macherus from the southeast
Photo from the Jordan collection