Megiddo in the Iron II period, by Danny Sarkis

These images derive from the site of Megiddo, a large administrative city in Israel’s Jezreel Valley, dating to the ninth and eighth centuries BCE. They help us understand what it meant to be an Israelite at this time. The building

Megiddo in the Iron II period, by Danny Sarkis

These images derive from the site of Megiddo, a large administrative city in Israel’s Jezreel Valley, dating to the ninth and eighth centuries BCE. They help us understand what it meant to be an Israelite at this time. The building

Coin of Alexander Jannaeus, by Christine Mikeska

This coin was minted in the name of Alexander Jannaeus, the king of Judea from 103-76 BCE. One side is imprinted with an anchor encircled by the words “of King Alexander” in Greek script, while the other displays an eight

Coin of Alexander Jannaeus, by Christine Mikeska

This coin was minted in the name of Alexander Jannaeus, the king of Judea from 103-76 BCE. One side is imprinted with an anchor encircled by the words “of King Alexander” in Greek script, while the other displays an eight

The Bunker Hill Battle Monument, by Elizabeth Rubel

One moment I was in 1850, and the next it is 2014. The year had changed but from what I could tell, I am still the same Benson J. Lossing.[1] Looking around me, I note that I remain on Breed’s

The Bunker Hill Battle Monument, by Elizabeth Rubel

One moment I was in 1850, and the next it is 2014. The year had changed but from what I could tell, I am still the same Benson J. Lossing.[1] Looking around me, I note that I remain on Breed’s

The Column of Trajan, from the vantage point of Bunker Hill, by Chloë Walker

With the intention of designing a monument fit to commemorate the events that occurred at Bunker Hill in the midst of the American Revolutionary War, I set out to survey several other monuments around the globe, in search of inspiration.

The Column of Trajan, from the vantage point of Bunker Hill, by Chloë Walker

With the intention of designing a monument fit to commemorate the events that occurred at Bunker Hill in the midst of the American Revolutionary War, I set out to survey several other monuments around the globe, in search of inspiration.

Jerusalem in history and memory, by Adam DiBattista

Just outside the walled city, to the south-west, is a series of rock cut tombs known as the Ketef Hinnom. The first internments of Ketef Hinnom occurred during the 7th century BCE and continued into the 2nd century BCE.[1] Two

Jerusalem in history and memory, by Adam DiBattista

Just outside the walled city, to the south-west, is a series of rock cut tombs known as the Ketef Hinnom. The first internments of Ketef Hinnom occurred during the 7th century BCE and continued into the 2nd century BCE.[1] Two

The End of the Philistines, by Samantha Chasse

This smashed assemblage of storage jars discovered at the Philistine city of Ashkelon dates to 604 B.C.E. These jars were probably used for wine storage. Charcoal, collapsed roofs, and charred remains were also found around these jars, and there is

The End of the Philistines, by Samantha Chasse

This smashed assemblage of storage jars discovered at the Philistine city of Ashkelon dates to 604 B.C.E. These jars were probably used for wine storage. Charcoal, collapsed roofs, and charred remains were also found around these jars, and there is

Four-horned altars at Tel Miqne, Israel, by Alice Crowe

In the Assyrian occupation levels of the Philistine settlement at Tel-Miqne, 17 four horned altars,[1] small tables for incense burning, were excavated, revealing a religious link between the Israelites, Philistines, and Judeans during the Iron Age.  These altars vary in

Four-horned altars at Tel Miqne, Israel, by Alice Crowe

In the Assyrian occupation levels of the Philistine settlement at Tel-Miqne, 17 four horned altars,[1] small tables for incense burning, were excavated, revealing a religious link between the Israelites, Philistines, and Judeans during the Iron Age.  These altars vary in