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Putting Faces to Roman Egypt’s Royal Twins

04/25 | New analysis of a sculpture from the Egyptian Museum reveals that it depicts Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene, the twin children of Mark Antony and Cleopatra. Antony and Cleopatra’s children   Read more…

Prison Makes Way for the Holy Land’s Oldest Church

04/23 | Despite the great deal of fanfare surrounding its discovery, the third century C.E. Christian prayer hall discovered at Megiddo looks like anything but an archaeological tourist site. Likely the oldest   Read more…

Was Qasr al-Abd Modeled After the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus?

04/20 | Qasr al-Abd, or Castle of the Slave, is a monumental, Hellenistic-style ruin located amid lush fields in Jordan’s Wadi as-Seer valley, not far from Amman.   Read more…

City of David Archaeologists Unearth Late Bronze Age Egyptian Scarab

04/19 | Israeli archaeologists working at the City of David excavations in Jerusalem recently uncovered a rare 13th century B.C.E. Egyptian scarab. The scarab dates to Egypt’s 19th dynasty, which was marked   Read more…

Scholarship Opportunities for Two Prestigious Israeli Excavations

04/18 | Thanks to a special grant from the ADAR Foundation, two of the most expertly led digs in Israel are offering extraordinary scholarships this summer.   Read more…

Why Is the Newest Bible Translation in Modern Hebrew?

04/17 | Reches Educational Projects in Israel recently published its modern Hebrew translation of the Bible. While some believe this newest Bible translation meets the linguistic reality of modern Israeli society, others   Read more…

Bronze Age Akrotiri Reopened

04/17 | The mid-second millennium B.C.E. volcanic eruption on the island of Thera (the modern tourist island Santorini) redefined Bronze Age history for the entire Aegean. One of the largest eruptions in   Read more…

Introduction to the Dead Sea Scrolls

04/16 | Read more about the remarkable discovery, excavations and “the academic scandal par excellence of the 20th century.”   Read more…

Cast of Characters

04/16 | A list of prominent biblical scholars, professors, priests and many others who have been involved in the study, publication and protection of the Dead Sea Scrolls.   Read more…

Former Egyptian Antiquities Head Faces Charges

04/16 | Earlier this month, Egypt’s general prosecutor announced that former antiquities chief Zahi Hawass* will face charges of wasting public funds and breaking the country’s antiquities laws. Most of the charges   Read more…


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