On Thursday I went to the Eretz-Israel museum in Tel Aviv, and because I am a huge glass nerd (and, y’know, I’m doing tourist things as well but I am technically in this country to study ancient glass) I spent basically the entire time in their glass gallery ogling pretty Phoenician core-formed alabastra and Roman mould-blown bottles. So my reduced posting schedule this month doesn’t sting too much, here’s my definitive expert review of all the things there that most stuck out to me:Continue reading “Reviewing the glass from the Eretz-Israel museum”
This month’s This Thing comes to you from Amsterdam airport, where I’m awaiting a transfer to Tel Aviv.
I’m, uh… I’m going to Israel/Palestine for a month. Did I mention that?Continue reading “State of the Blog – June”