Lori L. Woodall

EXPERTS AT THE EXHIBIT. BAR editor Hershel Shanks (on the left) listens in while preeminent scholars Fr. Joseph Fitzmyer of the Catholic University of America (center) and Frank M. Cross of Harvard discuss the ossuary inscription at the 2002 Royal Ontario Museum exhibit. Shanks arranged a special viewing of the exhibit for Biblical scholars and archaeologists who were in Toronto for their annual conferences. Fr. Fitzmyer, the leading expert in Aramaic, has confirmed the accuracy of the ossuary inscription’s Aramaic text.