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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…

Arrival in Israel

06/24 | BAS web editor describes his arrival in Israel before the 2013 excavations at Tel Kabri.   Read more…

The Genesis of Brewing

06/21 | Great Lakes Brewing Company, based in Cleveland, Ohio, is going back to its roots—way, way back, some 5,000 years to the earliest recordings of brewing from Sumer, the first civilization   Read more…

New App Provides On-Site Virtual Tour of Ruins

06/18 | What typically remain at archaeological sites are the ruins of once-magnificent cities. Visitors must rely on site plans and tour guides to imagine what stood before them long ago—temples, fortifications   Read more…

Roman Concrete

06/13 | Standing the tests of time, Roman concrete is very resilient. One only has to look at structures like the Pantheon in Rome or the harbor at Caesarea Maritima in Israel   Read more…


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