Members Please log in.
  • Tweet This
  • Facebook
  • RSS
Back to videos

You have reached content that is only available to BAS Library members. Please login at right or join the BAS Library to enjoy this video from the Biblical Archaeology Society.

Join the BAS Library Now!



Professor Mary Joan Winn Leith, Stonehill College

Regular Biblical Archaeology Review contributor Mary Joan Winn Leith provides a fresh perspective on the language and imagery of the Book of Exodus by exploring ancient Egyptian iconography of power and authority. Through their acute awareness of Egyptian propaganda and art, the biblical writers and storytellers successfully inverted the very same imagery to illustrate Pharaoh’s ineptitude when confronted by Moses and the Israelite God Yahweh.

Running Time: 53 minutes