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“Lay Some Flowers on My Grave”

07/05 | Fourteen-thousand-year-old examples of grave flowers have been uncovered in burials in Israel from the Natufian culture. The Natufians lived in the Levant from 13,000–9800 B.C. The culture was remarkable in   Read more…

Testimonials from the Field at Tel Kabri

07/03 | In this blog, check out what some members of the Kabri crew have to say about the experience so far.   Read more…

Education from the Trenches

07/03 | Last summer Nichole Moos, a public school teacher from Hamilton Elementary School in Chicago participated in the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon in Israel and developed curriculum for a pre-K   Read more…

Hidden from View

07/02 | The Roman siege of Jerusalem during the First Jewish Revolt in the first century A.D. forced many of the city’s residents into starvation. For the first time, evidence possibly connected   Read more…

The 2013 Excavations at Tel Kabri–A Guide to the Site

07/01 | The most exciting thing about publishing directly from the field is the ability to share the goals and discoveries of our current excavations in the summer of 2013. Take a   Read more…

A Road Well Traveled

06/28 | In the Roman Republic and Empire, state-sponsored roads were critical to the growth and preservation of the state.   Read more…

What Brings You Here?

06/28 | Some people are interested in it because they think it will validate the historical truth of the Bible. I guess that’s OK, although it’s not my shtick. I’ve always felt   Read more…

Starting the Dig

06/28 | In the July/August 2013 issue of BAR, Tel Kabri excavation directors Eric Cline and Assaf Yasur-Landau describe the unique Aegean-style art at the Middle Bronze Age site in Israel. BAS   Read more…

The Face of an Israelite Judge

06/27 | During excavations this summer, yet another mosaic depicting Samson was uncovered at the fifth-century synagogue of Huqoq in Lower Galilee.   Read more…

Medieval Latrine Preserves Crusaders’ Intestinal Parasites

06/25 | The 12th-century Crusaders left some historically valuable remains at a medieval castle in Paphos, Cyprus—specifically, in the castle’s toilets. Researchers from the University of Cambridge found human feces preserved in   Read more…


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