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New Location Proposed for Jerusalem’s King’s Garden

10/25 | A new study of ancient Jerusalem’s topography suggests that the Biblical “King’s Garden” (Nehemiah 3:15) is not to be found near the lower end of the City of David as   Read more…

Ritual Sacrifice in Ancient Israel

10/25 | What are the origins of animal sacrifice? We know that many ancient cultures practiced ritual sacrifice, and ancient sacrifice in Israel was a part of religious worship at the Jerusalem   Read more…

Preserving the Tree of Life Mosaic from Jericho

10/24 | In order to preserve the stunning “tree of life” mosaic covering the floor of an eighth-century C.E. Jericho palace, architects and heritage officials are building a unique shelter at the   Read more…

Mysteries of the Chalcolithic Age

10/20 | Consisting of four concentric stone walls surrounding a large heap of stones, the megalithic complex of Rogem Hiri in the Golan has long puzzled archaeologists. Some have speculated that the   Read more…

Antioch Dig Reveals Turkey’s Largest Ancient Mosaic

10/20 | Excavations conducted during the building of a new hotel near the southern Turkish city of Antakya (ancient Antioch) have uncovered a nearly 10,000-square-foot mosaic carpet, the largest ever found in   Read more…

Scholars Piece Together Cairo Genizah

10/19 | Scholars at Tel Aviv University are using digital technologies to piece together more than 350,000 fragments of the famous Cairo Geniza, a collection of ancient and medieval Jewish writings discovered   Read more…

The New BAS 2012 Catalog Has Arrived

10/18 | The BAS 2012 catalog features new and exciting books and products from scholars James Charlesworth, Eilat Mazar and Ronny Reich, among others.   Read more…

New 3D Imaging Looks Inside Ancient Artifacts

10/18 | Using the latest in neutron imaging technology, researchers are now able to “look inside” artifacts to uncover new information about their manufacture, construction and use. Neutron imaging, which produces something   Read more…

Fudging Biblical Forgeries

10/17 | Professor Yuval Goren has been the single driving force that found at least three famous inscriptions on Jewish artifacts to be Biblical forgeries. He spoke with authoritative influence because he   Read more…

The Collections of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

10/14 | Steven Fine reviews the book Chronicles of the Land: Archaeology in the Israel Museum Jerusalem edited by Michal Dayagi-Mendels and Silvia Rozenberg.   Read more…


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