Tag: Biblical Artifacts

Biblical artifacts are manmade objects, often found during archaeological excavations, that make a contribution to our understanding of the Bible and/or the historicity of Biblical events.

Egyptian Scarab Amulet Unearthed at Sepphoris

06/16 | A group of Israeli students found a 3,300-year-old Egyptian scarab amulet during the excavation of a site at Sepphoris.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

First Person: A Scepter from the Temple?

05/30 | In his First Person column in the May/June 2016 issue of BAR, Hershel Shanks asks: Where is the paleographer who says the ivory pomegranate is fake?   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible.

IAA to Excavate Judean Desert Caves in Search of Scrolls

05/26 | The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced a national plan to conduct comprehensive archaeological excavations in the Judean Desert caves to “rescue” all remaining Dead Sea Scroll fragments from looters.   Read more…

Posted in Dead Sea Scrolls.


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