By: Marek Dospěl
Archaeologists excavating the Hellenistic city of Maresha made a stunning discovery in 2018, when they stumbled upon what must have been an ancient archive. So […]
By: Megan Sauter
While excavating in the Judean wilderness, archaeologists found hundreds of seeds from palm trees that grew in the arid region some 2,000 years ago. Dr. […]
By: Jonathan Laden
A trove of 1,200-year-old gold coins was discovered in a broken juglet. It was evidently the personal piggy bank of a potter who worked the industrial kilns at Yavneh for commercial production of pots and bowls.
By: Sarah Yeomans
What exactly did ancient cultures do to combat disease and injury, and did these methods have any real basis in science as we know it today? The answers may surprise you.
By: Devorah Emmet Wigoder
The brevity of life is compared to the delicate bloom of the caper in one of the Bible’s many references to fragrant and edible plants. Enjoy a glimpse of some of these plants.