Belief and Believers: Ancient Art from the Israel MuseumMay 24, 2007-November 9, 2009
Location: Rockefeller Archaeological Museum
Curator: Fawzi Ibrahim and Tally Ornan
Some thirty objects of critical and artistic merit, drawn from the permanent collection of the Israel Museum, shed light on the religion and rituals of the Land of Israel's early inhabitants. Featured among the works in the exhibition is a thirteenth-century BCE statue of the storm god, a prehistoric statue dated at approximately 10,000 years, ritual objects of the faithful, and breathtaking stone sculptures portraying Dionysus and Artemis.