A new Jerusalem Bible Lands Museum exhibition on the rescue excavation taking place at Tel Beit Shemesh will highlight the important historical evidence being revealed. The finds uncovered will be on display for the first time and there will also be a session on the need to balance preservation and modernization.
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Archaeologists set out to stop looters from stealing prized religious relics. In a new exhibit entitled ‘Finds Gone Astray,’ The Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem is showcasing items captured from antiquities looters in the West Bank — telling the story of the artifacts all the way until their recapturing.
A new international exhibition entitled “Bronze Age Mesopotamia and the Chengdu Plain,” will open October 21 in China – and will be open for approximately six months. Hosted at the Sichuan University Museum the exhibition focuses on the two ancient civilizations that developed at the opposite extremities of Asia: Mesopotamia in the Middle East and the East Asian Chengdu Valley.