#204

2013-06-28

Sepphoris and the Mona Lisa of the Galilee, part 2

With Carol Meyers

In this 1989 interview, Duke University archaeologist Carol Meyers discusses the early years of the excavations at Sepphoris, an important first century Galilee city that overshadowed the nearby village of Nazareth. The discussion includes the discovery of one of the most beautiful ancient mosaics ever seen, the portrait of a woman that has become known as the Mona Lisa of the Galilee.

tags: Nazareth Galilee Sepphoris Mona Lisa Carol Meyers

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#203

2013-06-21

Sepphoris and the Mona Lisa of the Galilee

With Carol Meyers

In this 1989 recording, Carol Meyers of Duke University discusses the early years of the excavations at Sepphoris, including the discovery of one of the most beautiful mosaics ever discovered.

tags: Nazareth Galilee Sepphoris Mona Lisa Carol Meyers

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2020-07-15

The Lanier Theological Library and Lipscomb University

With Mark Lanier

When Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary pulled the plug on the Tandy School of Archaeology, Houston attorney Mark Lanier sprang into action to get the two top archaeologists, Steve Ortiz and Tom Davis, hired at his alma mater, Lipscomb University in Nashville. Accreditation is now being sought for the new Lanier Center for Archaeology at Lipscomb. Ten years ago, another resource for Bible scholars was launched, the Lanier Theological Library.

tags: Mark Lanier Lanier Theological Library Lanier Center for Archaeology Lipscomb University Steve Ortiz Tom Davis Tandy School of Archaeology Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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2016-09-07

1542

With Clyde Billington

More news digest items from the latest issue of ARTIFAX magazine covered in this week's program with ARTIFAX co-editor Clyde Billington, including: The discovery of the garbage dump from first century Jerusalem including the remains of the Last Supper (not identified yet, but it's got to be in there somewhere) A cache of first century writing tablets from London, at the other end of the Roman Empire An abecedary (alphabet listing) from 15th century BC Egypt, the time of Moses And conclusive evidence that the ancient Coptic papyrus fragment that mentions the wife of Jesus is actually a forgery

tags: Jerusalem Jesus wife First century abecedary Garbage Writing Tablets

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