Tag: maresha

The Te’omim Cave: Rebel Hideout and Cult Site

10/16 | The Te’omim Cave in the Jerusalem hills served as a refuge for Jewish rebels during the Bar-Kokhba Revolt and later as a pagan cultic site in the second–fourth centuries C.E.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Tel Maresha Caves Reveal Lost World of the Idumeans

08/17 | Tel Maresha, located in the Judean foothills southwest of Jerusalem, exists on two levels—one a typical Hellenistic town; the other a subterranean metropolis of cave complexes.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

The Archaeological Quest for the Earliest Christians

04/08 | In part one of a two-part series, Douglas Boin presents new archaeological and historical research in the study of early Christianity.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics, Daily Life and Practice.


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