The Talpiyot Unguentarium

Dr. Joan E. Taylor, Dept. of Theology and Religious Studies, King’s College London It is easy to feel in this quest to identify the picture of a ‘whale’ a sense that we are all staring at the same ink-blot and seeing different things. The architectural edifice/tower/tomb monument theory does not quite work, because there are […]


Archaeology in the News!

An announcement by  Dr. James Tabor and filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici that they had discovered of the earliest Christian inscriptions and imagery at a tomb in the suburbs of Jerusalem raised controversy over their interpretations. Various scholars have responded with their critiques on this blog, and Dr. Tabor has also posted his rebuttal. Scientists have sequenced Ötzi the […]

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