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Decorated Glass Jugs from Late Antiquity: A Hint at Similar Pilgrimage Practices among Jews and Christians?
A series of glass vessels bearing either Jewish or Christian iconography and produced by the same workshop in Late Antique Palestine suggest that Jews who made pilgrimage to Jerusalem brought home holy oil or water just like their Christian counterparts did at the time.
Event: International Conference
Conference: "Moments of Religious Co-Production in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - Past and Present"
June 26–28 2023 Spiez (CH), Lake of Thun, Hotel seasideLearn more
Who we are
The project is coordinated by Katharina Heyden, Professor for Ancient History of Christianity and Interreligious Encounters at the University of Bern (Switzerland), and David Nirenberg, Director and Leon Levy Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (U.S.), and includes a network of collaborators across North America, Europe, and the Middle East.