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Roman-Era Structure Believed to Be Synagogue Exposed in Israel

12/29 | Archaeologists excavating in the central region of Golan Heights in Israel have uncovered a large Roman-period public structure that may have served as a synagogue.   Read more…

Doctors, Diseases and Deities: Epidemic Crises and Medicine in Ancient Rome

12/26 | In this lecture presented at The Explorers Club in New York, Sarah Yeomans examines a recently excavated, as-yet unpublished archaeological site that has substantially contributed to our understanding of what   Read more…

1,600-Year-Old Bracelet Stamped with Menorah Motifs Uncovered in Dig

12/24 | The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced this week, during the final days of Hanukkah, that a piece of a glass bracelet engraved with symbols of the seven-branched menorah from the   Read more…

“The Nativity: Facts, Fiction and Faith”

12/22 | This year on Christmas day Fox News will air “The Nativity: Facts, Fictions and Faith,” a program that examines one of the most well-known and enduring New Testament stories through   Read more…

Excruciating Exodus Movie Exudes Errors

12/18 | Colossal expense equals colossal waste for the new Ridley Scott movie Exodus: Gods and Kings.   Read more…

Monumental Entryway to King Herod’s Palace at Herodium Excavated

12/18 | Archaeologists excavating at Herodium have uncovered a monumental entryway to King Herod’s hilltop palace-fortress.   Read more…

2,800-Year-Old Farmhouse Discovered in Israel

12/17 | The remains of a farmhouse dating to the eighth century B.C.E. have been uncovered during archaeological work in Rosh Ha-‘Ayin in Israel.   Read more…

The Virgin Mary and the Prophet Muhammad

12/16 | The Virgin Mary and the prophet Muhammad have a lot in common within their respective Christian and Islamic traditions, according to author Mary Joan Winn Leith.   Read more…

Solomon, Socrates and Aristotle

12/15 | Is it possible that the earliest existing picture of a scene from the Bible also includes the philosophers Socrates and Aristotle as onlookers? In the building known as the House   Read more…

Digs 2015: Blast from the Past

12/14 | BAR’s January/February issue—known as the “Dig” issue—has been highlighting excavation experiences and opportunities for the past 40 years. Read “Digs 2015: Blast from the Past” from the January/February 2015 issue   Read more…


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