A new book written by Nathan T. Elkins examines how we can go beyond coinage as a means of reconstructing ancient buildings that may no longer exist, and begin to appreciate this...evidence as a way of accessing how Romans and their rulers may have felt about architecture generally.
Today the Waco Tribune features Allison Chew Syltie, Director of the Martin Museum of Art and her husband Jonathan for their contribution to arts and education in the Waco community and beyond. Kudos guys!!!
Last summer revealed the discovery of elaborate mosaics in the ruins of an ancient synagogue in Israel. The excavation team included Baylor Art History professor Nathan Elkins and two students. Now, less than a year later, their continued work at the site has revealed another fascinating bit of history: the possibility of another synagogue!