Tag: excavation

Excavating Ashkelon in 2014

06/12 | Follow the first week of excavations with Dr. Tracy Hoffman on the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon in Israel.   Read more…

Posted in Digs 2014.

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

06/01 | The Jewish menorah—especially the Temple menorah, a seven-branched candelabra that stood in the Temple—is the most enduring and iconic Jewish symbol. But what did the Temple menorah actually look like?   Read more…

Posted in Image Galleries, Temple at Jerusalem.

Machaerus: Beyond the Beheading of John the Baptist

05/06 | Machaerus is the infamous setting of the beheading of John the Baptist. The historian Josephus corroborates a story from the Gospels in which John the Baptist condemned Herod Antipas’s marriage   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.


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