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Byzantine Industrial Press Discovered in Jaffa

02/20 | The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced the discovery of a Byzantine-era liquid press in the Tel Aviv-Jaffa municipality on Wednesday.   Read more…

Where Is Sodom?

02/20 | According to the Bible, “the men of Sodom were wicked” (Genesis 13, verse 13). For its many sins, God destroyed Sodom and all the inhabitants of the “cities of the   Read more…

The Biblical Archaeology Society 2013 Publication Awards Call For Entries

02/19 | Nominations are invited for the 2013 Biblical Archaeology Society Publication Awards, for books published in 2011 and 2012. The biennial BAS Publication Awards for books about archaeology and the Bible   Read more…

Recreating the Origins of Language

02/15 | University of British Columbia and University of California, Berkeley researchers have developed computer software that can reconstruct protolanguages out of a synthesis of modern languages.   Read more…

Greco-Roman Tombs Uncovered in Alexandria

02/14 | Excavations in Alexandria recently uncovered two-story tomb remains in the city’s Hellenistic and Roman-era necropolis.   Read more…

Herod the Great—The King’s Final Journey

02/13 | Herod the Great—The King’s Final Journey reveals the Herodian world and the end of the illustrious king’s life, as brought to light by the late archaeologist Ehud Netzer. Our slideshow   Read more…

Biblical Archaeology Books on the Go

02/13 | The Bible in the News, Aspects of Monotheism, The Rise of Ancient Israel, Feminist Approaches to the Bible and The Search for Jesus are now available as digital publications for   Read more…

Mary, Simeon or Anna: Who First Recognized Jesus as Messiah?

02/12 | Who was the first person to truly recognize Jesus as the Messiah and understand the implications? Biblical scholar Ben Witherington III takes a close look at the account given in   Read more…

Ancient Board Games

02/11 | Archaeologists have uncovered over 25 inscriptions in Jerusalem’s Old City alone that served as public boards for ancient games.   Read more…

The Nubian Pyramids of Sedeinga

02/08 | Archaeologists discovered 35 small, densely-packed Nubian pyramids in the Kushite necropolis at Sedeinga.   Read more…


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