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Lebanese Cedar—The Prized Tree of Ancient Woodworking

08/01 | In the Biblical world, Lebanese cedar (Cedrus libani) trees were highly sought after as an excellent source of timber for ancient woodworking. The wood’s high quality, pleasant scent and resistance   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, Daily Life and Practice.

Western Wall Rubble: Caused by Fourth-Century Earthquake?

01/06 | Archaeologist Shimon Gibson believes a fourth-century earthquake, not the Romans, caused stones to topple from the Western Wall.   Read more…

Posted in News, Temple at Jerusalem.

The Temple Mount in the Herodian Period (37 BC–70 A.D.)

12/03 | Archaeological architect Leen Ritmeyer presents drawings of the Temple Mount in the Herodian period.   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.

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