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Judaea Capta Coin Uncovered in Bethsaida Excavations

Judaea Capta Coin Uncovered in Bethsaida Excavations

Nebuchadnezzar Cylinder Goes for $605,000!

07/29 | While the Cyrus Cylinder has been making its rounds on an international exhibition circuit, another cylinder of a famous Mesopotamian emperor has recently been brought to the public eye.   Read more…

Ashkelon’s Archaeology Curriculum 2014

07/29 | Science teacher Kerrie Rovito describes her summer excavating at Ashkelon and what she will be bringing back to her students.   Read more…

Gender in Archaeology at Abel Beth Maacah

07/28 | Cornell University professor Lauren Monroe reflects on the lives of the women who once lived at Abel Beth Maacah as well as how motherhood has changed her experience on an   Read more…

At Carthage, Child Sacrifice?

07/25 | Was child sacrifice really practiced at ancient Carthage? In “Infants Sacrificed? The Tale Teeth Tell” in the July/August 2014 issue of BAR, Patricia Smith discusses the research she and her   Read more…

Life on the Shikhin Excavation Project

07/23 | Retired teacher Kay Clements, who is the registrar for the Shikhin Excavation Project, describes how her experiences at Shikhin have opened her eyes to the past.   Read more…

Excavation Interrupted

07/23 | Dr. Tracy Hoffman describes the end of the 2014 field season of the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon, which was cut short by dramatic events in the region.   Read more…

Tradition or History? BAS Travelers Encounter Both on Rhodes

07/22 | Mark Wilson describes a recent visit to the island of Rhodes, where Paul stopped during his third journey while returning to Jerusalem.   Read more…

Göbekli Tepe Excavator Klaus Schmidt Passes Away

07/21 | Pioneering archaeologist Klaus Schmidt, who headed the excavations at Göbekli Tepe in southeastern Turkey, has died at the age of 61.   Read more…

The Split of Early Christianity and Judaism

07/18 | Northern Renaissance painter Robert Campin’s Marriage of the Virgin dramatically captures the split of early Christianity and Judaism.   Read more…


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