Archaeology Today

Archaeology Today

Dec 1

The Tomb of Jesus? Wrong on Every Count

By: Craig Evans and Steven Feldman

Back to “Jesus Tomb” Controversy Erupts—Again Rarely does the world of Biblical archaeology make as much news as when filmmakers James Cameron and Simcha Jacobovici […]

Nov 18

Looking to the Future

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

 Join Biblical Archaeology Review Assistant Editor, Nathan Steinmeyer, as we sit down with Rona Avissar Lewis, the new director of the Israel Exploration Society […]

Nov 16

Archaeology Argot: Massebah

By: BAS Staff

The practice of erecting stones is very ancient and widespread, documented worldwide with such iconic monuments as Stonehenge in England and the moai statues of […]

Nov 14

A Christian Monastery from Pre-Islamic Arabia

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

On the small island of Siniyah, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), archaeologists have discovered the ruins of a Christian monastery that speaks to the […]

Nov 2

BAS Names New Publisher

By: BAS Staff

The Biblical Archaeology Society is pleased to announce that Jonathan Laden has taken the position of Publisher. Jonathan graduated from Stanford University and earned his […]

Nov 2

Celebrating BAR Publisher Susan Laden

By: BAS Staff

Susan (Sue) Laden has stepped back from her role as Publisher of Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR). She will continue to direct special projects as a […]


Oct 28

Dating Biblical Wars through Magnetic Fields

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

Archaeologists often use destruction layers to help date ancient sites, especially when the destructions can be linked to known events, such as the biblical war […]

Queen Nefertiti

Oct 24

Queen Nefertiti’s Tomb…Again

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

Has Queen Nefertiti’s tomb been identified behind the burial chamber of Tutankhamun? It has been an ongoing debate since 2015 when Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves proposed […]


Oct 17

Mud, Monks, and Mosaics

By: Matthew Burden

It’s not everyone’s idea of fun to do unpaid manual labor in the sweltering heat of an Israeli summer. But for those who know the […]

Oct 14

Digging In: Tel Azekah

By: Nathan Steinmeyer

 Hear from volunteers and students excavating Tel Azekah in this exclusive video. This is the third post in an exclusive Bible History Daily series […]