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Renewed Ophel Excavations Uncover 70 C.E. Jerusalem Destruction
Renewed Ophel Excavations Uncover 70 C.E. Jerusalem Destruction
Renewed Ophel Excavations Uncover 70 C.E. Jerusalem Destruction
Talking with excavation director Prof. Uzi Leibner on the final day of our excavations
New Study of Roman Ballista Stones Confirms Josephus’s Account of the Siege of Jerusalem
New Study of Roman Ballista Stones Confirms Josephus’s Account of the Siege of Jerusalem
New Study of Roman Ballista Stones Confirms Josephus’s Account of the Siege of Jerusalem
Archaeological discoveries reveal the eyewitness account—surprise, surprise—to be spot-on. (And as an aside: Does the Bible reveal the origin of such machines?)
Jerusalem’s Temples: The Archaeological Evidence
Jerusalem’s Temples: The Archaeological Evidence
Jerusalem’s Temples: The Archaeological Evidence
Is there really no proof of the first and second temples?
The Monumental Four-Way Staircase of Herod the Great
The Monumental Four-Way Staircase of Herod the Great
The Monumental Four-Way Staircase of Herod the Great
Dr. Eilat Mazar completes an archaeological journey spanning almost two centuries.
‘Thou Shalt Not Seethe a Kid in Its Mother’s Milk’: Peculiar Scripture Illuminated by Archaeology
‘Thou Shalt Not Seethe a Kid in Its Mother’s Milk’: Peculiar Scripture Illuminated by Archaeology
‘Thou Shalt Not Seethe a Kid in Its Mother’s Milk’: Peculiar Scripture Illuminated by Archaeology
Why is this biblical command repeatedly used in the context of harvesting fields?
Zeus’s Thunderbolt, Pharaoh’s Arm: The God of Israel’s Inversion of Pagan ‘Powers’
Zeus’s Thunderbolt, Pharaoh’s Arm: The God of Israel’s Inversion of Pagan ‘Powers’
Zeus’s Thunderbolt, Pharaoh’s Arm: The God of Israel’s Inversion of Pagan ‘Powers’
Biblical examples of the humiliation of pagans—through an inversion of their own (archaeologically attested) powers and attributes
Think You Know Your Biblical Figures? The Hebrew Pronunciation of Their Names Might Surprise You
Think You Know Your Biblical Figures? The Hebrew Pronunciation of Their Names Might Surprise You
Think You Know Your Biblical Figures? The Hebrew Pronunciation of Their Names Might Surprise You
Shlomo, Rivkah, Shimshon—the English language has done a real number on the names of these famous biblical characters (and many more).
Prof. Gershon Galil Presents Translation of ‘Jerusalem’s Earliest Inscription’
Prof. Gershon Galil Presents Translation of ‘Jerusalem’s Earliest Inscription’
Prof. Gershon Galil Presents Translation of ‘Jerusalem’s Earliest Inscription’
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Eilat Mazar
Hebrew University archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar excavated ancient Jerusalem for more than 50 years. Dr. Mazar was a world-class biblical archaeologist who uncovered evidence of some of the Bible’s greatest stories and characters.
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