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Bountiful Hoard Discovered Near Kiryat Gat

06/06 | The Israel Antiquities Authority announced the discovery of a large quantity of precious Roman gold coins and jewelry in a Roman/Byzantine-era structure on Tuesday, June 05, 2012 near Kiryat Gat,   Read more…

Is Jesus’ Crucifixion Reflected in Soil Deposition?

06/04 | The Gospel of Matthew describes an earthquake during Jesus’ Crucifixion. Sediment disturbances mentioned in a recent article in the International Geology Review points to the Biblical earthquake and may give   Read more…

The Oldest Hebrew Script and Language

06/04 | In a recent BAR article, epigraphy scholar Christopher Rollston asks a seemingly straightforward question: What is the oldest Hebrew inscription?   Read more…

What is it? BHD and Facebook Artifact Discussion

06/04 | What is it? BHD and Facebook Artifact Discussion   Read more…

Conservation Efforts Expose Princely Umayyad Inscription

06/01 | Conservation efforts conducted by the Department of Antiquities of Jordan, the Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro in Rome and the World Monuments Fund recently preserved an Umayyad   Read more…

Bilingual Boundary Stone Discovered at Tel Gezer

05/30 | The 12th boundary stone from Tel Gezer, discovered over a decade before this latest find. The bilingual boundary stone features Greek and Hebrew text with personal and geographical titles.   Read more…

Antipatris: Another Pauline Site Off My Bucket List

05/30 | Ancient visitors would have approached the magnificent walls of Antipatris on this Herodian street. Biblical scholar Mark Wilson describes the road into Antipatris. “My imagination was stirred to picture Paul   Read more…

Judge Announces Forgery Trial Sentence

05/30 | This morning, Jerusalem District Court Judge Aharon Farkash gave the Israeli government 30 days to support of its claim to retain the James Ossuary, Jehoash Tablet and other Israeli antiquities.   Read more…

Hebrew Inscription Provides Oldest Archaeological Evidence of Jews in Iberia

05/25 | A recent discovery at a Roman villa near Silves, Portugal stands out as the oldest evidence of Jews in Iberia.   Read more…

History of Bethlehem Documented by First Temple Period Bulla from the City of David

05/23 | Earliest History of Bethlehem Documented by First Temple Period Bulla from the City of David
Jesus’ Birthplace in Ancient Bethlehem Confirmed as an Israelite City Centuries Earlier   Read more…


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