Tag Archives: Museums

Walk through the Israel Museum without going to Jerusalem

Another great museum has partnered with Google to let you visit without leaving home. You can now “walk” through the Israel Museum in Jerusalem using Google Street View to observe displays as if you are there in person. The museum is known for its large … Continue reading

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Biblical Artifacts in the Israel Museum

We are free this weekend and enjoyed 3 hours this morning in one of the world’s great museums for biblical artifacts. The Israel Museum in Jerusalem is the repository for many discoveries we see in Bible dictionaries, commentaries, and other … Continue reading

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Explorations in Antiquity Center near Atlanta planning major expansion

The Explorations in Antiquity Center in LaGrange, Georgia, has announced plans for a major expansion onto adjacent land. Dr. Jim Fleming, a scholar who has lived and worked in the Bible Lands, founded this museum to “help people experience the ancient biblical … Continue reading

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The Qeiyafa Inscription at the Israel Museum – Photos now Allowed!

We recently visited the Israel Museum in Jerusalem and saw many of the Bible-related archaeological treasures displayed there. Bible students would probably recognize objects from Bible dictionaries, class materials, PowerPoint lessons, textbooks, and other sources. It’s one thing to see … Continue reading

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Fun article – “The 99% of the British Museum Not on Show”

Here is an interesting read from last year on one of my favorite places – the British Museum in London. I’ve visited a few times (it’s free!) and always enjoy going. I normally focus on its ancient Mediterranean/Near Eastern collections … Continue reading

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My Visit to the “Explorations in Antiquity Center”

Have you dreamed of visiting the Bible Lands only to find yourself underfunded? It happens to a lot of people, but there is an alternative for residents of the United States. An authentic, less expensive taste of Bible places exists … Continue reading

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Egyptian Museum under threat by looters

The current unrest in Egypt poses significant danger to priceless artifacts in its most important museum. The Egyptian army secured Cairo’s famed antiquities museum early Saturday, protecting thousands of priceless artifacts, including the gold mask of King Tutankhamun, from looters. … Continue reading

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“Ancient Rome and America” Exhibition

The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia has a special exhibit on Ancient Rome and America running through August 1. Ancient Rome & America showcases the cultural, political, and social connections between the lost world of ancient Rome and modern America. … Continue reading

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Virtual Visits – Baghdad Museum Online and Ancient Qumran

An Italian team has put the Baghdad National Museum online. This is the same museum that was looted in the aftermath of the 2003 invasion that overthrew Saddam Hussein. A number of its artifacts have since been found or returned. The … Continue reading

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Going back via the British Museum

We are in London this Sunday morning, our first stop on the way back to the U.S.  We are leaving our hotel in a few minutes to worship with a group of Christians here. Tomorrow we will spend a large … Continue reading

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