Exhibition opening!

Today we had a busy day. It started with a visit to the Safi lab of a large delegation from the archdiocese of Paris, led by His Eminence, Cardinal André Armand Vingt-Trois Cardinal-Archbishop of Paris. I’ll post on this separately once I have the pictures from the visit.

Then, the opening of the exhibition, “The Rise and Fall of Philistine Gath” was held in the foyer of the main library at BIU. In addition to the exhibition itself and very nice crowd came to the opening, and following the required speeches (BIU president, library director, exhibition committee chair, and yours truly), and a small buffet, the crowd got to see the very nice finds. The exhibit will be in place for 3 weeks, so if you have not yet bought your tickets to fly in from abroad to see the exhibit – you still have a chance! ;-)

Below are some pictures from the opening – I hope to post some more and even a short clip in a later post:

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