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10 Great Biblical Artifacts at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem

10 Great Biblical Artifacts at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem

No, No, Bad Dog: Dogs in the Bible

01/26 | Dogs—or celeb in Hebrew—were not well loved in the Bible. Given the negative associations with dogs, it is surprising that one of the great Hebrew spies bears this name.   Read more…

D.C.-Area Lecture: The Arch of Titus Digital Restoration Project

01/26 | On Sunday, February 8, 2015, the Biblical Archaeology Society of Northern Virginia will host the lecture “The Arch of Titus Digital Restoration Project” by Dr. Peter Schertz, curator at the   Read more…

Amphipolis Excavation: Discoveries in Alexander the Great-Era Tomb Dazzle the World

01/22 | Dating to the time of legendary Macedonian king Alexander the Great, the Amphipolis Tomb in Greece has been making headlines around the world.   Read more…

Were There Arameans at Abel Beth Maacah?

01/20 | Because of its border location and the Biblical references that associate Arameans with Maacah, Robert Mullins and Nava Panitz-Cohen are digging for Arameans at the site of Abel Beth Maacah   Read more…

Bethsaida Excavations Reveal Possible Royal Escape Tunnel

01/16 | An escape tunnel may have been identified underneath the Iron Age palace at Bethsaida.   Read more…

Largest Known Ancient Egyptian Fortress Excavated at Tell el-Habua

01/15 | The Egyptian Antiquities Ministry recently announced the excavation of a 3,000-year-old fortress—the largest discovered to date in Egypt—at the site of Tell el-Habua.   Read more…

Anastylosis at Machaerus, Where John the Baptist was Beheaded

01/12 | Győző Vörös details the restoration work taking place at Machaerus—giving archaeological context to the New Testament episode featuring Princess Salome and John the Baptist.   Read more…

Archaeologist Vassilios Tzaferis Passes Away

01/12 | Greek archaeologist and Biblical Archaeology Review author Vassilios Tzaferis recently passed away at the age of 78.   Read more…

Tour Showcases Remains of Herod’s Jerusalem Palace—Possible Site of the Trial of Jesus

01/08 | Visitors to Jerusalem’s Old City can now explore remains of King Herod’s palace, which may be where Roman governor Pontius Pilate tried and condemned Jesus of Nazareth to death.   Read more…


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