Elephantine Papyri and A Diaspora Jewish Temple

(Photo of the papyrus requesting aid in rebuilding the Jewish temple in Elephantine) The artifacts associated with archaeology can serve several functions. In addition to the illumination of the life of known persons or social practices or historical events from antiquity, they can also document circumstances and practices that are surprising and challenging to our … Continue reading Elephantine Papyri and A Diaspora Jewish Temple

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