Viewing Ancient Jewish Art and Archaeology: Vehinnei Rachel by Ann E. Killebrew, Gabriele Faßbeck

By Ann E. Killebrew, Gabriele Faßbeck

In honor of eminent archaeologist and historian of historic Jewish paintings, Rachel Hachlili, acquaintances and co-workers provide contributions during this festschrift which span the area of historical Judaism either in Palestine and the Diaspora. Hachlili's certain learn pursuits: synagogues, burial websites, and Jewish iconography obtain specific realization within the quantity. Archaeologists and historians current new fabric facts from Galilee, Jerusalem, and Transjordan, contributing to the honoree’s fields of scholarly research. clean analyses of historic Jewish paintings, essays on structure, old geography, and learn heritage whole the quantity and make it an attractive kaleidoscope of the colourful box of scholarship that owes lots to Rachel.

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Viewing Ancient Jewish Art and Archaeology: Vehinnei Rachel - Essays in Honor of Rachel Hachlili

In honor of eminent archaeologist and historian of historical Jewish artwork, Rachel Hachlili, pals and co-workers supply contributions during this festschrift which span the area of historical Judaism either in Palestine and the Diaspora. Hachlili's unique learn pursuits: synagogues, burial websites, and Jewish iconography obtain specific cognizance within the quantity.

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3:116; Fig. , 307–8; Avi-Yonah 1950, Pl. XX:8), and Kafr Manda (Guèrin 1880, 332). There are three sub-types in the Sepphoris group. In Catacomb 23 at Beth She‘arim, there is a single sarcophagus with three crude garlands and three discs (Fig. 6). A sarcophagus with three crude garlands and no discs is imbedded in the northeastern corner of the watchtower at Sepphoris (Fig. 7). At Nazareth, a decorated sarcophagus was found during excavations, bearing three garlands, a tabula ansata in the center, and two discs (Fig.

Vol. 3 of Description géographique, historique et archéologique de la Palestine. 2 vols. Paris: L’Imprimerie Nationale. Kaplan, Jakob, 1967. A Mausoleum at Kfar Gil‘adi. ErIsr 8:104–13 [Hebrew]. , 1881. Samaria, Galilee, and Syria. Vol. 2 of Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt. S. Virtue. Chapter 2 The “Tombs of the Prophets” on the Mount of Olives A Re-Examination Gideon Avni* and Boaz Zissu** The ramified rock-cut underground complex on the slopes of the Mount of Olives, known as the “Tombs of the Prophets,” is unique among the catacombs of Jerusalem.

The structure of the outer semicircular corridor is not at all symmetrical: at its southwestern corner the corridor turns east until it meets the inner semicircular corridor. This is probably due to the presence of the loculi cave which is located higher than this complex (see Fig. 2a and especially 2b and Vincent 1901, 77, cross-section X–Z). Apparently, the masons’ carving of the underground complex shifted the outer semicircular corridor, distorting the general symmetrical plan of the complex in order not to damage the other cave.

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