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Oct 26

The Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela

By: Megan Sauter

With 11 rock-hewn churches, Lalibela, Ethiopia, is understandably a place of pilgrimage for those in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Explore Lalibela’s spectacular subterranean churches in this web-exclusive slideshow.

inscribed sarcophagus tomb of kings

Apr 9

The Tomb of Queen Helena of Adiabene

By: Megan Sauter

R. Steven Notley and Jeffrey P. García explore Queen Helena’s Jerusalem tomb and the recently excavated Jerusalem palace that might belong to her.

Nov 8

Skyview’s 2013 Creative Shot Contest

By: Noah Wiener

View a slideshow of Skyview's creative shot contest, featuring submissions from Tell es-Safi, Tel Kabri, Huqoq, Ashdod-Yam and several other sites.

Feb 13

Herod the Great—The King’s Final Journey

By: Suzanne F. Singer

Herod the Great—The King’s Final Journey reveals the Herodian world and the end of the illustrious king’s life, as brought to light by the late archaeologist Ehud Netzer.

Ashkelon altar

Apr 13

Ashkelon Excavations Find New Evidence of Philistine Religion

By: Biblical Archaeology Society Staff

In the summer of 2009, the Ashkelon excavations were working in a typical Philistine domestic structure from about 1200 B.C.E. (roughly contemporaneous with the settlement of the Israelites in adjacent Canaan).