Rock around the Bible

Rock around the Bible March 5, 2020

With a project related to progressive rock and the Bible in the works, and the news having broken that Genesis will reunite for a tour, you’re probably expecting this post to be connected to that. It isn’t, at all, as far as I can tell. I just happened to come across several things related to the other kind of rock. And to be honest, I’d be hard pressed to decide which sort of rock I find most interesting, given some of these finds and news items!

Bar Ilan Expanding into Archaeological Gemology

Minerals & Metals of the Bible (Part I)

Minerals & Metals of the Bible (Part II)

Gems of Heaven in the British Museum

(See also precious gems in bookbinding courtesy of the British Library)

100 Ancient Egyptian Inscriptions Found at Amethyst Mining Site

The Contribution of Mineralogy to Cultural Heritage (HT AWOL)

Glimpsing ancient Egyptian civilization through gemstones

Gems (and more) in the Montreal Museum of Fine Art



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