Digging Deep for Ancient Graffiti

Brooklyn College history professor Karen Stern has spent the past decade shining a searchlight on the writings and drawings that have been found on the walls, passages and doorways of sites throughout the ancient world. In her new book, “Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity,” she reveals new clues about the lives of ordinary Jews nearly 2,000 years ago.

WRITING ON THE WALL: GRAFFITI AND THE FORGOTTEN JEWS OF ANTIQUITY, by Professor of History, Karen Stern.

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