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ISIS Captures Syrian City of Palmyra

05/20 | The historic city of Palmyra in Syria has fallen to the Islamic State, according to reports.   Read more…

Video: How to Make a Mudbrick at Tell Timai (Ancient Thmuis)

05/19 | Excavation staff member Marta Lorenzon provides a look into the creation of new mudbricks to conserve the ancient walls at Tell Timai.   Read more…

What Does the Aegean World Have to Do with the Biblical World?

05/18 | What does the ancient Aegean world in the west have to do with the Biblical world in the east? Quite a lot, according to Aegean archaeology specialist Louise Hitchcock.   Read more…

Neolithic Figurine Could Lead to Reassessment of Prehistoric Israel

05/13 | A small Neolithic figurine unearthed near Beit Hilkia in south-central Israel could have archaeologists rethinking the nature of the cultures living in prehistoric Israel some 8,000 years ago.   Read more…

Lawrence H. Schiffman on the Dead Sea Scrolls’ History

05/11 | In the May/June 2015 issue of BAR, Lawrence H. Schiffman describes the Dead Sea Scrolls’ history, from their discovery in the Qumran caves to the state of present-day scroll research.   Read more…

Ten Commandments Dead Sea Scroll to Be Displayed in Israel

05/06 | The Israel Museum in Jerusalem will display a Dead Sea Scroll containing one of the earliest known copies of the Ten Commandments.   Read more…

TV Series “Dig” Delivers Drama

05/05 | The TV series “Dig” on the USA Network captures the excitement of discovering the Biblical world.   Read more…

Eunuchs in the Bible

05/04 | Stephen J. Patterson discusses what Jesus meant when he referred to “eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 19:11–12).   Read more…

Roman Baths and Royal Assassinations: Two D.C.-Area Lectures

05/04 | The Washington, D.C.-area Biblical Archaeology Society of Northern Virginia (BASONOVA) and Biblical Archaeology Forum (BAF) will be hosting the lectures “Roman Baths Here, There, and Everywhere” (May 17, 2015) and   Read more…


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