First Temple Period Jerusalem: Unmatched Administrative Powerhouse

Findings from a new corpus of Jerusalem’s Iron Age II/First Temple Period inscriptions
INFOGRAPHIC: Jerusalem’s Inscriptions

Ophel Excavations

Another Ophel Season Complete!
Explore the 2023 Ophel Excavation
A Day on the Dig

Ever wondered what it’s like to participate in an archaeological excavation? Join Armstrong College student Talea Gregory as she treks through the streets of Jerusalem and digs in the dirt of the Ophel.

New Evidence for King David’s Kingdom: An Interview With Prof. Yosef Garfinkel
Uncovering Khirbet Qeiyafa

Prof. Yosef Garfinkel’s excavation of an ancient fortress city is uncovering some important biblical history.

The Secrets of Tel Shikmona

Snails, stained pottery and the world’s most sought-after color

Revolt Coins and the Fall of Jerusalem

Two recent discoveries highlight one of Jerusalem’s most turbulent epochs.