There’s no evidence that this statue of Egypt’s most famous monarch left Egypt legally and many believe that the item was looted.
Candida Moss is the Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology at the University of Birmingham, UK and an award-winning author of five books, including Bible-Nation: The United States of Hobby Lobby. She is also a frequent news commentator for CBS and CNN. Follow her on Twitter @candidamoss. Follow her on Twitter @candidamoss.
You’ll never think about arugula the same way.
Originally commissioned by Emperor Constantine on the site of Jesus’ birth, the church has long had a tumultuous history.
A historian finds Catholic iconography with women performing acts that only men are allowed to do today—and that the works were covered up. Others aren’t convinced.
The first-century antiquity is part of a collection at Oxford, but paperwork reportedly suggests it was sold by a professor.