Jun 4 Blog
By: Biblical Archaeology Society Staff
Does this fragmentary hieroglyphic inscription contain the first mention of Israel? According to a recently published article by Manfred Görg, Peter van der Veen and Christoffer Theis, the name-ring on the right may indeed read “Israel,” and they date it almost 200 years earlier than the reference to Israel on the Merneptah Stele.
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Jul 20 Blog
By: Nicola McCutcheon
Egyptologists recently discovered the oldest known monumental hieroglyphs.
Jul 24 Blog
By: Noah Wiener
The recent discovery of scorched wheat at Canaanite Tel Hazor may shed new light on the destruction of one of Israel’s most prominent sites. The discovery of large jugs containing the 3,400 year-old wheat in a Late Bronze Age palace structure give a more complete image of the area’s agriculture before the destruction, and can help date the fire through carbon-14 analysis.
Nov 9 Blog
By: Reviewed by Kenneth Atkinson
Kenneth Atkinson reviews The Bible’s Buried Secrets: A Two-hour NOVA special