Museum center to host lecture on Treasures of the Holy Land exhibit

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Dr. Richard Jones of Lee University will give a slide lecture on biblical archaeology. The lecture is the last program associated with the Museum Center at Five Points’ current exhibit, “Treasures of the Holy Land: Cleveland’s First Museum.”

The slide lecture, entitled “Biblical Archaeology on the Karak Plateau, Jordan” will be given on Jan. 23 at 10:30 a.m. at the museum center.

Jones’ talk will be on the biblical archaeology uncovered during his work through Lee University on The Karak Resources Project which is a multidisciplinary research project that examines the Karak Plateau in central Jordan.

Researchers look at how people from this region used the natural resources in the Biblical past and also how the inhabitants use them today. The team includes researches in anthropology, archaeology, religion, history, geology, and soil science.

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