Tag: archaeologists

First-Ever Philistine Cemetery Unearthed at Ashkelon

07/10 | The first and only Philistine cemetery ever discovered has been found outside the walls of ancient Ashkelon.   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Daily Life and Practice, News.

BAR Interview with Elie Wiesel and Frank Moore Cross

07/05 | Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel died on July 2, 2016. Read an interview BAR Editor Hershel Shanks conducted with Wiesel and Biblical scholar Frank Moore Cross,   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works.

Antikythera Computer: World’s Oldest Computer Deciphered

07/03 | An international team of scientists recently determined that the once-mysterious Antikythera Mechanism was an elaborate astronomical calendar.   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

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