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—called the Biblical “Bethany beyond the Jordan”—to its World Heritage List.   Read more…

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

The Siloam Pool: Where Jesus Healed the Blind Man

06/02 | The Siloam Pool has long been considered a sacred Christian site, even if the correct identification of the site itself was uncertain. According to the Gospel of John, it was   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

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.


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