Archaeology


Best summary of the metal codices yet 2

I have been following this whole business of “more important than the Dead Sea Scrolls” discovery. As usual Jim Davila has been on top of it all and today provides the best summary I have yet read. RANDOM THOUGHTS on the fake metal codices. So just because one of the codices is a fake, does […]


Biblical Studies Carnival XXIII

I neglected to link to John Hobbins’ Biblical Studies Carnival XXIII. John took a slightly different approach this time. It looks good to me! The format of this carnival is simple. I link to representative posts from a wide selection of blogs. The purpose: to introduce a bunch of bloggers to each other who will […]


SBL Meeting Schedule Published

This year’s SBL Schedule of session is now up! S19-54 Aramaic Studies 11/19/2007 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM Room: Anaheim – MM Michael Segal, Hebrew University of Jerusalem From Joseph to Daniel to Antiochus: The Literary Development of Daniel 2 (20 min) Discussion (10 min) Robert R. Phenix, Jr., Saint Louis University Investigation of Ezra […]


Reports From the Vienna SBL

I have been delinquent in keeping up with these reports while trying to get back on top of work here in the office. Fortunately Jim is always on top of everything! (I meant nothing untoward by that! Get your head out of the gutter Chris Tilling.) Another Report From the Vienna SBL This one’s from […]


New Genesis Text from the Judaean Desert 10

NB: This is all preliminary and I am not sure how accurate my notes are. With that being said… Today James Charlesworth presented an image of a fragment (in two parts) that he acquired on 25 October 2006. He said it had been in Zurich since the 50’s and reportedly came from Kando. Some details […]


Herod’s Tomb Coverage 3

The discovery of Herod’s Tomb is making the news in a big way today. The site of Herodium has long been known and has been excavated since the 1970s. My favorite two headlines so far come from CT’s blog: King Herod Still Dead Haaretz updates report on tomb discovery. and Evil King Unearthed Hebrew University […]


Novum Testamentum Blog » Biblical Studies Carnival XVI

Over at Novum Testamentum Blog Brandon has done an outstanding job collating the Biblioblogging world’s latest thoughts and comments. And he even likes the name “Targuman!” Thanks Brandon. Novum Testamentum Blog A Weblog Dedicated to the New Testament and Cognate Fields 04.01.07 Biblical Studies Carnival XVI Posted in weblogs at 9:18 pm by Brandon Wason […]