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Where Are the Royal Archives at Tel Hazor?

Where Are the Royal Archives at Tel Hazor?

Ancient Rock Art Shines Light on “Dark” Period

03/22 | For the first time in the Southern Levant, ancient rock art has been found in a megalithic tomb structure known as a dolmen.   Read more…

Has the Childhood Home of Jesus Been Found?

03/17 | The childhood home of Jesus may have been found underneath the Sisters of Nazareth Convent in Nazareth, Israel, according to archaeologist Ken Dark.   Read more…

Is the Earliest Image of the Virgin Mary in the Dura-Europos Church?

03/16 | A third-century portrait of a woman drawing water from a well was uncovered in the Dura-Europos church in Syria. While this was originally interpreted as the Biblical scene of the   Read more…

Origins: 3.14159265…

03/14 | Why did the ancients invent increasingly subtle and ingenious methods to arrive at an exact value of pi? Human curiosity.   Read more…

Classical Corner: The Antonine Plague and the Spread of Christianity

03/13 | In 166 C.E., the Roman Empire was at the zenith of its power. The triumphant Roman legions, under the command of Emperor Lucius Verrus, returned to Rome victorious after having   Read more…

2,000-Year-Old Road Unearthed in Bet Shemesh

03/09 | Archaeologists working in Bet Shemesh, located 19 miles west of Jerusalem in Israel, discovered a Roman-period road near the modern Highway 375.   Read more…

First Person: Misogyny in the Bible

03/07 | According to scholar Christopher Rollston, there are many examples of the marginalization of women in the Bible.   Read more…

The Church of Laodicea in the Bible and Archaeology

03/06 | Laodicea was a wealthy city in western Turkey that flourished for centuries. Why does the author of the Book of Revelation call the church of Laodicea “lukewarm”—neither hot nor cold?   Read more…

Watch on CNN: Finding Jesus

03/06 | CNN’s Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery investigates artifacts that may shed new light on Jesus and his world.   Read more…


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