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Third Scan Searches for Queen Nefertiti’s Tomb

05/11 | A research team conducted the third investigation into whether Queen Nefertiti’s tomb is located on the other side of King Tut’s burial chamber.   Read more…

Who Were the Ammonites, Moabites and Edomites in the Bible?

05/10 | During the Iron Age, when Israel and Judah ruled Canaan, the kingdoms of Ammon, Moab and Edom ruled east of the Jordan River. They and their gods are featured in   Read more…

Virtual Reality in Archaeology

05/09 | Virtual Reality technology has been helping tourists understand ancient sites by allowing them to view a simulated 3D environment through a headset.   Read more…

Jacob in the Bible

05/08 | Who did Jacob wrestle with in the Bible? Phyllis Trible connects this episode to her own struggle with feminism and the Bible in her Biblical Views column “Wrestling with Faith.”   Read more…

Who Is Satan?

05/07 | Does our modern conception of Satan have any resemblance to the devil in the Bible? Just who is Satan?   Read more…

Epilepsy, Tutankhamun and Monotheism

05/06 | Tutankhamun died at a young age with a feminine physique. His closest relatives all shared similar features and fates. Imperial College London surgeon Hutan Ashrafian suggests that the royal family   Read more…

The Arch of Titus’s Menorah Panel in Color

05/05 | Although many Greek and Roman statues and monuments now appear gleaming white (the result of years of weathering), they were originally brightly colored. Using technology, a team has digitally restored   Read more…

Advanced Technology Shines Light on More Dead Sea Scrolls

05/04 | Thanks to advanced imaging technology, Dead Sea Scroll fragments containing writing too faint to read with the naked eye have now been deciphered.   Read more…

The Creation of Woman in the Bible

05/03 | How was the first woman created in Genesis 2? Was she made from the man’s rib or, as recently suggested in BAR, from his os baculum?   Read more…

Titus Flavius Josephus and the Prophet Jeremiah

05/02 | In the first century C.E., during the First Jewish Revolt, the Jewish historian Josephus urged his besieged countrymen in Jerusalem to surrender to the Romans. Half a millennium earlier, Jeremiah   Read more…


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