From the Land of the Bible. Guide to the Exhibition

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(183 words)


American Fund for Israel Institutions.


London, United Kingdom, 1954. 68 pp., illustrations: 69 b&w, 24.7 × 18 cm. English.


British Museum (26 October–31 December 1954)


The final showing of a traveling exhibition of archeological finds from the Holy Land, prehistoric to Byzantine times. Includes new exhibits from the British Museum. With three essays: “A Century of British Archaeology in Palestine” (S.H. Hooke), “From the Land of the Bible” (Penuel P. Kahane), and “Brief Description of Archaeological Periods”. No itemized listing.


The exhibition was sponsored by the American Fund for Israel Institutions.

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minor keywords

CoinsDead Sea ScrollsOil lamps, ancientOssuaries/SarcophagiPilgrims’ flasks/jugsSeals/Stamps, ancientSynagogues, ancient, Eretz Israel

Other venues

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, USA (14 June–1 November 1953); Natural History Museum, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C., USA (10–27 January 1954); Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Md., USA (February–March 1954); Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Netherlands (June–September 1954)

Catalogs from other venues

#145 (New York City); #160 (Washington, D.C.)

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