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Sunday, May 31 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity

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This session will consider how attention to neglected media, such as ancient graffiti, reveals rare and otherwise forgotten information about the daily lives of their Jewish creators. Graffiti embed information about how Jews once prayed, remembered the dead, and participated in civic life throughout Egypt, Arabia, Europe, Judea, and North Africa.

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Karen Stern

Karen uses archaeology to investigate the daily lives of ancient Jews. She is associate professor of History at Brooklyn College of City University of New York and author of Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity.

Sunday May 31, 2020 5:00pm - 5:50pm SAST
Room 5