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Göbekli Tepe Excavator Klaus Schmidt Passes Away

Göbekli Tepe Excavator Klaus Schmidt Passes Away

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…

New Gate Discovered at Tel Lachish

07/17 | Luke Chandler describes the discovery of a new gate on the Fourth Expedition to Lachish.   Read more…

World’s Oldest Accounting System Withstood Invention of Writing

07/16 | Clay tokens discovered in a first millennium B.C. administrative building at Ziyaret Tepe in Turkey suggest that the token system was not rendered obsolete with the development of writing, as   Read more…

Ashkelon Midseason

07/16 | For almost thirty years, the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon has excavated at the ancient seaport of Ashkelon in Israel. Dr. Tracy Hoffman provides a midseason update on the 2014   Read more…

First Person: Gold from the Temple?

07/15 | In his First Person in the July/August 2014 issue of BAR, Hershel Shanks discusses two very different inscriptions—the “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” papyrus fragment and the Jehoash Inscription—that are both   Read more…

Huqoq 2014: Update from the Field

07/14 | Huqoq excavation director Jodi Magness and mosaics specialist Karen Britt discuss a new mosaic discovered during the 2014 excavation season.   Read more…

New Huqoq Mosaics

07/14 | New mosaics from the fifth-century C.E. Huqoq synagogue in Israel were found during the 2013 excavation season.   Read more…

Rock Giants in Noah

07/14 | Can the Book of Enoch shed light on Noah the movie? Ronald S. Hendel examines the flood story.   Read more…

Long-Lost Temple of Haldi Found in Iraqi Kurdistan?

07/11 | Archaeological fieldwork led by Leiden University doctoral student Dlshad Marf Zamua has investigated the remains of what may be a long-lost Iron Age temple in Iraqi Kurdistan.   Read more…


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