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Biblical Name Eshbaal Found Outside of the Bible

06/05 | A 3,000-year-old inscription discovered at Khirbet Qeiyafa references the Biblical name Eshbaal. This is the first time the name has been found in an ancient inscription.   Read more…

Cain and Abel in the Bible

06/01 | World-renowned author and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel reflects on the Biblical figures Cain and Abel in a Supporting Roles column for Bible Review.   Read more…

Does a Cylinder Seal Impression Depict the Oldest Musical Scene in Israel?

05/27 | A 5,000-year-old cylinder seal impression may portray the earliest known musical scene in Israel.   Read more…

Israel’s Treasures Online

05/25 | Thanks to the Israel Antiquities Authority, all of the artifacts in the Rockefeller Museum’s collection are being digitized.   Read more…

ISIS Captures Syrian City of Palmyra

05/20 | The historic city of Palmyra in Syria has fallen to the Islamic State, according to reports.   Read more…

Video: How to Make a Mudbrick at Tell Timai (Ancient Thmuis)

05/19 | Excavation staff member Marta Lorenzon provides a look into the creation of new mudbricks to conserve the ancient walls at Tell Timai.   Read more…

What Does the Aegean World Have to Do with the Biblical World?

05/18 | What does the ancient Aegean world in the west have to do with the Biblical world in the east? Quite a lot, according to Aegean archaeology specialist Louise Hitchcock.   Read more…

The Philistine Marketplace at Ashkelon

05/15 | In “Buy Low, Sell High: The Marketplace at Ashkelon” in the January/February 2014 issue of BAR, Daniel Master and Lawrence Stager examine what was traded and by whom in Philistine   Read more…

Paul’s First Missionary Journey through Perga and Pisidian Antioch

05/15 | Paul’s first missionary journey took him from Cyprus into the heart of Anatolia. Explore the route with a web-exclusive slideshow.   Read more…

Neolithic Figurine Could Lead to Reassessment of Prehistoric Israel

05/13 | A small Neolithic figurine unearthed near Beit Hilkia in south-central Israel could have archaeologists rethinking the nature of the cultures living in prehistoric Israel some 8,000 years ago.   Read more…


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