It’s being hailed as “the largest touring exhibit of Sacred text, Biblical art and artifacts in history” – From Abraham to Jesus.
The Armchair Archaeologist gives it “4 helmets” (what’s this?).
The web site says, “From Abraham to Jesus is the can’t miss event of the year. This groundbreaking touring exhibit features the largest most breathtaking, collection of Holy Land antiquities to ever hit U.S. soil. The multi-media exhibit combines the awe of over 340 priceless artifacts, some dating back to the time of Abraham, original video footage shot throughout the Holy Land, and the power of modern multimedia technology presentation, propelling visitors on a landmark walk through 2,500 years of Biblical history that they will never forget. This event will also feature the U.S. inaugural visit of some of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Ossuary (bone box) of Alexander, son of Simon the Cyrene, the man who carried the cross for Jesus. This stunning 30,000 square foot walk-through exhibit will travel to 28 cities nationwide, beginning September 2006 and concluding December 2008. ”
Present cities on tour?
November 13, 2006 – November 26
Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 North High Street
December 6, 2006 – December 24, 2006
“From Abraham to Jesus” is a high-tech entertainment experience. It uses photomurals, thematic sets, digital surround sound, the first 3D video shot in Israel, state-of-the-art lighting and narration, combined with a musical score produced by national recording artist Don Moen, to help visitors see, hear and feel 2,500 years of biblical history.
Tickets range from $6.00 to $19.95 a piece. Discounts for groups are available.
Visit the official web site to learn more.