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Price of the Shekel Rises to $1 Million

03/28 | An American collector paid $1.1 million for an ancient Judean coin at an auction in New York earlier this month. The silver shekel, dated to the first year of the   Read more…

What is it? Artifact Discussion on BHD and Facebook.

03/28 | The answer has been posted for last week’s discussion. Join our weekly artifact analyses on BHD and Facebook!   Read more…

Italian Dig in Iraq Discovers Bronze Age “Tomb of the Prince”

03/27 | Italian archaeologists working at Tal Abu Tbeirah in southern Iraq recently excavated a lavish tomb dating to the middle of the third millennium B.C.E. Dubbed the “tomb of the little   Read more…

Newly Established Hiking Trail Guides Adventurous Travelers Through Turkey’s Archaeological Wonders

03/26 | Named by The Sunday Times as one of the world’s top ten walks, the Lycian Way hiking trail weaves along 300 miles of Turkey’s southern coastline through hundreds of archaeological   Read more…

Archaeologists Find Earliest Known Metal Equestrian Bit in Israel

03/22 | Excavations at the Middle Bronze Age site of Tel Haror in Israel uncovered a metal bit in an equid burial dating between 1750 and 1650 B.C.E. It is the oldest   Read more…

Biblical Archaeology and Jesus—The Abbreviated Versions

03/22 | A discussion of Leonard Greenspoon’s review of the new short introductions on Jesus and Biblical Archaeology, by Richard Bauckham and Eric Cline   Read more…

Jeremiah, Prophet of the Bible, Brought Back to Life

03/22 | The relationship between archaeology and the Bible is not always an easy one, but sometimes they come together in striking agreement as witnesses to history. Two small clay bullae (seal   Read more…

Dead Sea Scrolls on the Go

03/21 | If your eReader travels everywhere with you, why not take the Dead Sea Scrolls with you too? The Biblical Archaeology Society has just released eReader versions of two of our   Read more…

What is it? Answer to the Facebook discussion from 3/21/12

03/21 | What is this object?

We are glad to see the discussion on our facebook page, and are happy to share the answer and its archaeological context! Keep checking out the   Read more…

Archaeologists Use Satellites to Identify Thousands of Sites in Syria

03/21 | A recent innovative project combining 1960s spy-satellite photography, multispectral images and digital maps of the Earth’s surface has mapped 14,000 settlements across 8,880 square miles in northeastern Syria. The study   Read more…


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