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Students Dig in Style on Mt. Zion Excavation

09/30 | Want to see students in action on a dig? Check out this lighthearted music video featuring UNC Charlotte’s Levine Scholars on the Mt. Zion excavations.   Read more…

Treasures in Clay Jars

09/25 | The ubiquity of hoards in antiquity, both in time and region, suggests that the phenomenon was so well known that Paul could reasonably use it as an analogy. These treasures—the   Read more…

Chersonesos Receives Its Due

09/20 | Chersonesos, a fifth-century B.C.E. Greek settlement on the northern shores of the Black Sea in southern Ukraine, was granted World Heritage status by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural   Read more…

Has Dalmanutha from the Bible Been Found?

09/20 | An ancient town dated to the first century C.E. has been discovered during archaeological work conducted on the northwest coast of the Sea of Galilee, according to a report by   Read more…

Private Lives of Jerusalem Elites Revealed in Mt. Zion Excavations

09/19 | A recent press release issued by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte details finds from the Mt. Zion excavations that may shed light on the domestic lives of Jewish   Read more…

Tel Maresha Caves Reveal Lost World of the Idumeans

09/16 | Tel Maresha, located in the Judean foothills southwest of Jerusalem, exists on two levels—one a typical Hellenistic town; the other a subterranean metropolis of cave complexes. These caves, as described   Read more…

Tel Kabri: The 2013 Excavations

09/12 | The 2013 excavations at Middle Bronze Age Tel Kabri uncovered an extensive magazine containing nearly 40 restorable large Canaanite storage jars.   Read more…

Seth in the Bible

09/12 | In the story of the first man and the first woman, we are intrigued by a character about whom we are told very little.

Adam and Eve, we know. After all,   Read more…

Biblical Archaeology Programs in the Washington, D.C. Area

09/10 | The Washington, D.C.-area Biblical Archaeology Forum (BAF) and Biblical Archaeology Society of Northern Virginia (BASONOVA) will be hosting a series of lectures starting this week and continuing through spring 2014.   Read more…

Derbe Excavations Explore Pauline Site

09/06 | Excavations near Karaman in southern Turkey have begun to uncover remains from ancient Derbe, a site of Paul’s evangelizing in Acts.   Read more…


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