Category Archives: Museum Exhibits

City of Gold: Tomb and Temple in Ancient Cyprus

The Princeton Museum of Art is hosting an exhibit that explores the history and archaeology of Polis-Chrysochous¬†(Marion-Arsinoe in antiquity), in northwest Cyprus, which runs until January 20. Here’s a quick run down from the website: This exhibition explores the history … Continue reading

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The Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times

Directly related to the podcasts I mentioned yesterday: The Cincinnati Museum Center is hosting an exhibit on the Dead Sea Scrolls to run from November 16 until mid-April 2013. Here’s the run down: In 1947, a shepherd stumbled upon a … Continue reading

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Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition – The Red Monastery in Egypt

From March 14 until July 8 the MET‘s exhibit, “Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition,” will be on display: “As the seventh century began, vast territories extending from Syria to Egypt and across North Africa were ruled by the Byzantine … Continue reading

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