Tag: archaeology today

The Origins of “The Cherry Tree Carol”

12/03 | “The Cherry Tree Carol” is a Christmas carol that first appeared in 13th-century England; an American version was discovered in Appalachia in the 20th century. Stonehill College Biblical scholar Mary   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period.

Ancient Latrine: A Peek into King Hezekiah’s Reforms in the Bible?

11/13 | An ancient stone toilet recently unearthed at Lachish may provide archaeological evidence of King Hezekiah’s religious reforms throughout Judah in the eighth century B.C.E. The toilet had been placed in   Read more…

Posted in News, Artifacts and the Bible.

Is the Earliest Image of the Virgin Mary in the Dura-Europos Church?

10/27 | A third-century portrait of a woman drawing water from a well was uncovered in the Dura-Europos church in Syria. While this was originally interpreted as the Biblical scene of the   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.


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