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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…

2,200-Year-Old Duck-Shaped Shovel Unearthed in Ancient Galilee

12/10 | A Hellenistic-period bronze incense shovel whose handle is shaped like the head and neck of a duck was discovered during excavations just west of the Sea of Galilee in northern   Read more…

Solomon, Socrates and Aristotle

12/09 | A wall painting found in the House of the Physician in Pompeii contains the earliest known depiction of a Biblical scene. Two onlookers in the crowd appear to be the   Read more…

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

12/09 | The Jewish menorah—especially the Temple menorah, a seven-branched candelabra that stood in the Temple—is the most enduring and iconic Jewish symbol. But what did the Temple menorah actually look like?   Read more…

Did I Find King David’s Palace?

12/08 | Excavator Eilat Mazar describes finding what she believes to be King David’s Palace in Jerusalem. Originally published in the January/February 2006 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review.   Read more…

King David’s Palace and the Millo

12/08 | In the study of Biblical archaeology, Biblical texts and archaeological finds must be examined critically and independently, but ultimately, they must be interpreted together. Such an approach can be applied   Read more…


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