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Elite Canaanite Burial Discovered in the Jezreel Valley

04/11 | IAA archaeologists have discovered a 3,300-year-old anthropoid coffin with Egyptianizing features belonging to a wealthy Canaanite near Tel Shadud in the Jezreel Valley.   Read more…

The Tomb of Queen Helena of Adiabene

04/09 | R. Steven Notley and Jeffrey P. García explore Queen Helena’s Jerusalem tomb and the recently excavated Jerusalem palace that might belong to her.   Read more…

Reinterpreting the Tempest Stela

04/09 | A new translation of the Tempest Stela from the reign of Pharaoh Ahmose I could revise the dates of major events in the Middle Bronze Age.   Read more…

Daniel J. Harrington (1940–2014)

04/09 | Daniel J. Harrington, professor of New Testament at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, passed away on February 7, 2014, at age 73.   Read more…

Canaanite Fortress Discovered in the City of David

04/07 | Excavations around the Gihon Spring in the City of David have uncovered a massive 3,800-year-old fortress.   Read more…

Byzantine Monastery with Vibrant Mosaics Discovered in the Northern Negev

04/02 | A Byzantine-period monastery with colorful, well-preserved mosaics was discovered near the Bedouin village of Hura in the northern Negev desert.   Read more…

Going Paleo

04/01 | Archaeologists excavating at the Nesher quarry in Israel have discovered a prehistoric site containing an extraordinarily large number of animal bones.   Read more…

Why Do We Have a Bible?

03/31 | Emory University’s Jacob L. Wright examines the Bible as “road map to a brighter future”   Read more…

Casting New Light on Petra

03/28 | The famous rock-cut monuments of Petra in Jordan may have been constructed with the movements of the sun in mind, according to a recent study.   Read more…

The Chasm Between the Media and Biblical Archaeological Scholarship

03/27 | Archaeological Views by Eric M. Meyers in the March/April 2014 issue of BAR   Read more…


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