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Top 10 Biblical Archaeology Discoveries in 2016

12/30 | As we ring in the New Year, check out the top Biblical archaeology discoveries that amazed us in 2016!   Read more…

Digs 2017: Digging Through Time

12/19 | Each year students and volunteers from around the world travel through time by participating in excavations. We explore the history of the land of the Bible as we dig into   Read more…

Gospel of John Commentary: Who Wrote the Gospel of John and How Historical Is It?

12/17 | The Gospels, the first four books of the New Testament, tell the story of the life of Jesus. Yet only one—the Gospel of John—claims to be an eyewitness account, the   Read more…

What Is the Oldest Hebrew Bible?

12/16 | The oldest Hebrew Bible texts are the Dead Sea Scrolls (c. 250 B.C.E.–115 C.E.), but the most nearly complete copies of the Hebrew Bible are codices from a thousand years   Read more…

Ancient Pergamon

12/15 | Ancient Pergamon’s strategic location along both land and sea trading routes contributed to its prosperity. Pilgrims from all over the Mediterranean region would flock to the city to engage in   Read more…

Bible Animals: From Hyenas to Hippos

12/13 | Lions and crocodiles and monkeys, oh my! There are about a hundred different types of animal species mentioned in the Bible. In this post, Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin discusses the   Read more…

2016 BAS Scholarship Winners

12/13 | Straight from the field to you, hear from the individuals who were awarded BAS dig scholarships in 2016.   Read more…

When Egyptian Pharaohs Ruled Bronze Age Jerusalem

12/12 | What were Egyptian pharaohs doing in Bronze Age Jerusalem? Peter van der Veen investigates an Egyptian presence before the time of David.   Read more…

The Animals Went in Two by Two, According to Babylonian Ark Tablet

12/10 | A recently translated Old Babylonian flood tablet describes how to build a circular ark.
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D.C.-Area Archaeology Event

12/09 | On December 14, 2016, Brien Garnand, Assistant Professor of Classics at Howard University, will deliver the lecture “Carthage and the Forgotten Phoenicians in the Ancient Mediterranean” in the D.C. area.   Read more…


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