Tag: Biblical Archaeology

Biblical archaeology is a branch of archaeology dealing with the archaeology of Biblical lands that informs our understanding of the Bible and/or the historicity of Biblical events.

Classical Corner: A Comet Gives Birth to an Empire

03/15 | In the Greco-Roman world, there is ample evidence that celestial objects, their movements and occasional surprise appearances not only inspired awe and wonder, but in some cases directly influenced mythology,   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

First Person: Festschrift: A Celebration of Hershel Shanks

03/12 | Editor Robert R. Cargill describes the special festschrift double issue of BAR dedicated to the career of Hershel Shanks, BAR’s founder and longtime Editor.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works.

Special Report: Current Status of the Tell Ain Dara Temple

03/09 | Between January 20–22, 2018, the early Iron Age temple at Tell Ain Dara in Syria—considered to be a close parallel to the Temple of Solomon—suffered large-scale damage. Read a special   Read more…

Posted in News, Cultural Heritage, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

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