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Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City

12/26 | Archaeologist Hillel Geva says that population estimates for ancient Jerusalem are too high. His new estimates begin with people living on no more than a dozen acres.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

What Did Herod’s Temple in Jerusalem Look Like?

12/24 | Fifty years ago, leading Israeli scholar Michael Avi-Yonah constructed a now-iconic model of Herod’s Temple in Jerusalem. How accurate is it?   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.

Lebanese Cedar—The Prized Tree of Ancient Woodworking

12/22 | From Solomon’s Temple to the Jesus Boat, the Biblical world was built of cedar.   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, Daily Life and Practice.


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