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BAR Bible and Archaeology Survey

08/09 | We’re compiling a list of our readers’ top interests in Biblical archaeology. Take this survey by September 30, 2015, to be part of the result!   Read more…

Making Sense of Kosher Laws

08/09 | The origins of Jewish dietary or kosher laws (kashrut) have long been the subject of scholarly research and debate.   Read more…

Excavating the Ancient Near East’s Oldest Wine Cellar: The Results of the 2015 Season at Tel Kabri

08/07 | Excavation participant Henry Curtis Pelgrift provides a report on the results of the 2015 field season at Tel Kabri.   Read more…

Tel Burna 2015: Area A2—A Judahite Administrative Building?

08/04 | Tel Burna staff member Chris McKinny discusses the excavation of a possible Judahite administrative building.   Read more…

Closing Down Kabri: The Last Week of the 2015 Season at Tel Kabri

08/03 | Kabri participant Henry Curtis Pelgrift describes the final week of the 2015 excavation season at Tel Kabri.   Read more…

Huqoq 2015: New Mosaics Unearthed at Huqoq Synagogue

07/30 | The Huqoq Excavation Project has uncovered more stunning mosaics during the 2015 excavations in a fifth-century C.E. synagogue in the Galilee.   Read more…

Biblical Bread: Baking Like the Ancient Israelites

07/29 | This summer, a team from the Tell Halif archaeological excavation made their own tannur, a traditional oven referenced in the Hebrew Bible, and baked bread in it.   Read more…

Excavating at Mt. Zion: Jerusalem Dig Uncovers Ancient Mansion

07/28 | The Mt. Zion dig in Jerusalem has been excavating a first-century C.E. mansion that may have belonged to aristocrats or a member of the wealthy Jewish priestly families.   Read more…

Wrapping Up Ashkelon’s 2015 Season

07/23 | Dr. Tracy Hoffman provides an end-of-the-season assessment of what the staff and volunteers accomplished this summer at Ashkelon.   Read more…

Tel Burna 2015: The Iron II Fortifications in Areas A1 and B2

07/22 | Tel Burna excavation staff member Chris McKinny discusses the discovery of Iron Age fortifications at Tel Burna.   Read more…


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