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Scorched Wheat May Provide Answers on the Destruction of Canaanite Tel Hazor

07/24 | The recent discovery of scorched wheat at Canaanite Tel Hazor may shed new light on the destruction of one of Israel’s most prominent sites. The discovery of large jugs containing   Read more…

$5,000 in Prizes for ASOR/SBL Papers

07/17 | The Biblical Archaeology Society is offering prizes totaling $5,000 for the best academic papers presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) and the   Read more…

Milestones: London Ph.D. Candidate Wins Dever Prize

07/17 | “Mud-Bricks, Construction and the Process of Urbanization in the Middle Bronze Age Levant” is the title of the paper that won this year’s Sean W. Dever Memorial Prize. Written by   Read more…

Fatimid Treasure Discovered at Crusader-Era Apollonia-Arsuf

07/16 | Archaeologists seek out the treasures of the past, but rarely do they come across literal pots of gold. Tel Aviv University and the Israel Nature and Parks Authority excavations at   Read more…

Pella: A Window on Survival

07/16 | Eusebius recounts that the Jewish followers of Jesus heeded his warning and fled to Pella for safety before Jerusalem’s destruction.   Read more…

Can Abecedaries Be Used to Date the Book of Psalms?

07/13 | Mitchell First compares ancient abecedaries to the Book of Psalms for a new perspective on letter order in the ancient Hebrew alphabet.   Read more…

Summer Study Course Sale

07/13 | Summer Study Course Sale   Read more…

Hezekiah’s Tunnel Revisited

07/12 | Our article explaining how the two teams of tunnelers who dug the sinuous path of Hezekiah’s Tunnel from opposite ends managed to connect produced many interesting reader responses. The responses   Read more…

Southampton Archaeologists and Engineers Get a New Perspective on Unexcavated Artifacts

07/11 | There is an archaeological adage that says that “excavation is destruction.” Digging into ancient strata to examine buried artifacts is considered an important but irreversible process. A team of archaeologists   Read more…

Biblical Views: The Value of Methodological Doubt

07/11 | Ron Hendel, the Norma and Sam Dabby Professor of Hebrew Bible and Jewish Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, believes that critical Biblical scholarship and the methodological doubt that   Read more…


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