By: Megan Sauter
What kind of stone sealed the tomb of Jesus? Was it a round (disk-shaped) stone or a square (cork-shaped) stone? While both kinds of blocking stones are attested in Jerusalem tombs from the time of Jesus, square (cork-shaped) stones are much, much more common than round (disk-shaped) ones.
Still another group is looking for Mt. Ararat, where the Bible says Noah landed after the flood. This group is looking to confirm the tradition that nearby Mt. Cudi (Judi Dagh) is really Mt. Ararat, as recorded in the Quran, Sura 11.44.
By: Donald Kane
The Republic of Turkey has brought suit in United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against auction house Christie’s and millionaire […]
In part one of a two-part series, Douglas Boin presents new archaeological and historical research in the study of early Christianity.
By: BAS Staff
In 2019 the Biblical Archaeology Society awarded scholarships to 12 individuals who would otherwise not have been able to participate in an archaeological excavation. These […]
By: Jonathan Laden
In more than 40 years, we have never held a sale like this. For amateur archaeologists, students of Bible history, anyone interested in bible study, […]