The Second Temple was the center of the ancient Jewish world. New excavations have revealed the remains of the city of Jerusalem as it existed at that time, including a drainage channel that served as an escape route following the destruction of the Temple in 70 C.E.
Pre-lecture reception begins at 6:15 pm.
Please use Terrace entrance on the north side of the building.
Supported by a grant from the Helen Diller Family Foundation, a Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Endowment Fund.
Lecture held in conjunction with the exhibition, Highlights from the Israel Antiquities Authority: The Dead Sea Scrolls and 5,000 Years of Treasures.
About Programs at the Ancient Art Council
Programs are varied and include such activities as lectures by noted archaeologists, museum curators, and ancient art historians; exclusive tours of the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions; fund-raising events; and travel programs to ancient sites and other museums. Members also receive invitations from related organizations to attend lectures ad exhibition openings. Your annual membership dues and contributions will assist in furthering the Ancient Art collection at the Fine Arts Museums.
April 9, 2008, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
City of David: Recent Discoveries
Florence Gould Theater, Legion of Honor
Presented by Dr. Yuval Baruch Jerusalem Region Archaeologist, Israel Antiquities Authority
Admission: Lecture free to the public