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Two D.C.-Area Archaeology Events

01/04 | The Washington, D.C.-area Biblical Archaeology Society of Northern Virginia and Biblical Archaeology Forum will host the lecture “The Lives (and Deaths) of Mesopotamian Monuments” (January 6) and the lecture “The   Read more…

Top 10 Biblical Archaeology Discoveries in 2015

12/30 | As we ring in the New Year, let’s take a look back at the top 10 finds that fascinated us in 2015.   Read more…

Jews in Roman Turkey

12/21 | Recent excavations in Limyra, Turkey, have uncovered a mysterious building near the city’s east gate. Although the structure has been only partially excavated, Jewish iconography and architectural features have already   Read more…

Digs 2016: Passport to the Biblical World

12/14 | Each summer, volunteers from around the world come to Israel and Jordan to participate in archaeological digs. Grab your passport and join BAR as we visit four digs that will   Read more…

Power and Pathos in Sculpture

12/11 | Showcasing bronze statues from the Hellenistic-period Mediterranean region, Power and Pathos is an unprecedented international exhibition.   Read more…

Dead Sea Scrolls History: Looking Back on the Last 75 Years

12/11 | In an exclusive Bible History Daily interview, Dead Sea Scroll scholars Peter Flint, Martin Abegg and Andrew Perrin—directors of North America’s only research center dedicated to Qumran studies—reflect on some   Read more…

2015 Scholarship Recipients Dig into the Biblical World

12/11 | Straight from the field to you, hear from the individuals who were awarded BAS scholarships in 2015.   Read more…

Herodium: The Tomb of King Herod Revisited

12/10 | Although Josephus states that Herod was buried at Herodium, he does not specify where. Was Herod buried in the mausoleum on the slope or in the fortress at the summit?   Read more…

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

12/10 | 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…

Ehud Netzer Publications Available to Public

12/10 | In a commemoration of the scholarship of Ehud Netzer, Biblical Archaeology Society has made a special collection of his groundbreaking scholarship from the BAS Library available for free.   Read more…


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