Secret orders and supposed traitors — TV’s ‘Dig’ and religious history

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The romanticized woodcut engraving of Flavius Josephus appearing in William Whiston's translation of his works.

Photo courtesy of William Whiston, via Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)

The romanticized woodcut engraving of Flavius Josephus appearing in William Whiston's translation of his works.

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(RNS) In the show's seventh episode, evil archaeologist Ian Margove (Richard E. Grant) is after the “treasure” the Order of Moriah is supposed to have buried somewhere in Jerusalem.