The Digital Hammurabi Podcast

Fakes, Felonies, and the Museum of the Bible: Interview with Dr. Joel Baden

July 30, 2020 Digital Hammurabi, Dr. Joel Baden Season 1 Episode 7
The Digital Hammurabi Podcast
Fakes, Felonies, and the Museum of the Bible: Interview with Dr. Joel Baden
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The Digital Hammurabi Podcast
Fakes, Felonies, and the Museum of the Bible: Interview with Dr. Joel Baden
Jul 30, 2020 Season 1 Episode 7
Digital Hammurabi, Dr. Joel Baden

The Museum of the Bible has a reputation for housing fakes and looted objects; most recently, the institution was in the news for their forged Dead Sea Scrolls, the arrest of their consultant, Dr. Dirk Obbink, and the revelation that the famous "Gilgamesh Dream Tablet" housed in the museum was removed from Iraq illegally. 

Dr. Joel Baden, Professor of Hebrew Bible at Yale Divinity School, joins Megan to talk about these many and varied events.

Recorded May 28th 2020

Show Notes

The Museum of the Bible has a reputation for housing fakes and looted objects; most recently, the institution was in the news for their forged Dead Sea Scrolls, the arrest of their consultant, Dr. Dirk Obbink, and the revelation that the famous "Gilgamesh Dream Tablet" housed in the museum was removed from Iraq illegally. 

Dr. Joel Baden, Professor of Hebrew Bible at Yale Divinity School, joins Megan to talk about these many and varied events.

Recorded May 28th 2020