Tag: Siloam Pool

The Siloam Pool, according to the Gospel of John, is the location where Jesus healed the blind man (John 9:1–11). In June 2004, the ruins of the Siloam Pool were discovered during construction work to repair a large water pipe south of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, at the southern end of the ridge known as the City of David. Archaeologists Ronny Reich and Eli Shukron identified two ancient stone steps, and further excavation revealed that they were part of a monumental pool from the Second Temple period, the period in which Jesus lived.

Baptismal Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” Added to UNESCO World Heritage List

07/14 | UNESCO has added the archaeological sites at Al-Maghtas, Jordan—dubbed the Biblical “Bethany beyond the Jordan”—to its World Heritage List.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Places, Biblical Archaeology Sites, News.

10 Great Biblical Artifacts at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem

01/28 | The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem houses one of the world’s most important collections of Biblical artifacts.   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible.

Pilgrims’ Progress to Byzantine Jerusalem

08/15 | Jerusalem has been revered as a holy city for millennia—with pilgrims a staple feature in its bustling streets. Egeria’s Travels and the journals of the Bordeaux Pilgrim and the Piacenza   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.


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