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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…

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…

Book of Leviticus Verses Recovered from Burnt Hebrew Bible Scroll

07/21 | A burnt ancient scroll found 45 years ago has finally been deciphered thanks to advanced digital technology. The scroll was revealed to contain the first eight verses from the Book   Read more…


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