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Tel Burna 2015: iPads, PlanGrid and GoPro

07/07 | Excavation staff member Chris McKinny discusses the digital technologies used for recording finds at Tel Burna.   Read more…

The Solomonic Gate at Gezer

07/06 | A Solomonic Gate stands at Gezer—or does it? In their Archaeological Views column “In the Shadow of Solomon (and Everyone Else)” in the July/August 2015 issue of BAR, excavation codirectors   Read more…

Secret Mikveh Discovered Under a Living Room Floor

07/03 | A family in Jerusalem’s ‘Ein Kerem neighborhood recently discovered an ancient mikveh underneath their floorboards.   Read more…

Ashkelon 2015: A Midseason Night’s Dream … and Day’s Work

07/02 | Dr. Tracy Hoffman provides a midseason update on the 2015 excavation at Ashkelon.   Read more…

Tel Kabri: The 2015 Season—Weeks 1 and 2

07/01 | Tel Kabri participant Henry Curtis Pelgrift describes the first two weeks of excavation of storage rooms associated with the Canaanite palace’s wine cellar, the oldest and largest wine cellar in   Read more…

The Oracle of Delphi—Was She Really Stoned?

07/01 | According to Strabo and other sources, the Pythia who gave prophecies on behalf of Apollo was inspired by mysterious vapors. Is there evidence that intoxicating gases actually drifted through the   Read more…

Tel Burna 2015: The Specialists

07/01 | Excavation staff member Chris McKinny introduces us to the specialized professionals participating in the 2015 field season at Tel Burna.   Read more…

Ancient Dolphin Statue Unearthed in the Negev Desert

06/30 | Archaeologists excavating in the Negev desert have discovered an ancient dolphin statue dating back about 2,000 years.   Read more…

The Sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of Thomas

06/29 | New Testament scholar Simon Gathercole examines what the sayings of Jesus in the Gospel of Thomas reveal about the early Christian world in which they were written.   Read more…

The Gospel of Thomas’s 114 Sayings of Jesus

06/29 | Read the 114 sayings of Jesus from the Gospel of Thomas as translated by Stephen J. Patterson and James M. Robinson.   Read more…


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