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By Michael James | Information about the history of the people who lived in ancient Canaan, Israel, Judah, Palestine and the Middle East.
CNN focused on the question of the authenticity of the controversial "Shroud of Turin," in the first episode of its new pre-Easter series "Finding Jesus." Those challenging the authenticity of this ancient relic point to carbon dating tests done at three independent labs in 1988 that dated samples …Archaeology
CAIRO: Either Ramses II or his son Merenpetah may be the Pharoah referenced in the story of the Exodus, according to a recent thesis by an Egyptian …Egypt
The mask of the ancient god was discovered while archaeologists from the University of Haifa were digging at an ancient basalt armory outside …Archaeology
Cave explorers in Israel have uncovered a small trove of coins and jewellery from the time of Alexander the Great that archaeologists believe was …Israel
The site of Tel ‘Eton sat at an important juncture in antiquity. Photo: Courtesy the Tel ‘Eton Excavations.
Archaeological work at the site of Tel …Archaeology
Other than agriculture, very little can be seen in the field of el-Manach. It is quiet and flat, the soil clearly worked as any farmer’s field would …Archaeology
A home built into a rocky hillside in Nazareth was regarded as the place where Jesus was brought up by Mary and Joseph. Here's a look at the …Jesus
An archaeological team has uncovered remains of what may have been an administrative center during the period when Judahite kings ruled out of …
Archaeologists brave weather to save dolium dating back 1,500 years, estimate more items will be uncovered
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Tel Gezer’s first excavator, R.A.S. Macalister, believed these ten monumental standing stones were part of a Middle Bronze Age Canaanite “high place” …Archaeology
A two-day, international symposium, “Jerusalem In Babylonia,” celebrating the publication of this volume, will be held February 2-3, 2015, at the …Ancient Civilization
There are a number of artifacts related to Biblical archaeology in museums across the world. One of these museums is the Bible Lands Museum …The Bible
Győző Vörös details the restoration work taking place at Machaerus—giving archaeological context to the New Testament episode featuring Princess …
Archaeologist Shimon Gibson believes a fourth-century earthquake, not the Romans, caused stones to topple from the Western Wall.
JERUSALEM — It started 15 years ago with plans to expand the Tower of David Museum. But the story took a strange turn when archaeologists started …Archaeology
In 1993, a basalt stone fragment inscribed with about a dozen lines of text was found by a Hebrew Union College expedition to Tel Dan — the biblical …Ancient Civilization
Glass fragment from late Roman and early Byzantine periods found during Hanukka in Mt. Carmel National Park.Bracelets
DPA - Some would call it luck, others coincidence. Father Eamon Kelly calls it "providence."
When his Catholic organization, the Legions of Christ, …Archaeology
Unique entry complex discovered at Herodian Hilltop Palace | האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים | The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Hebrew University archaeologists unearth 20-meter-high corridor at Herodium National Park
Archaeologists from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem's …Middle East
Detractors of the biblical text like to assert that its passages are filled with little more than folklore and myth. But new archaeological finds …Archaeology
Pottery fragments uncovered by archaeologists suggest olive oil was used in Israel in the Copper Age; it is the most ancient indication yet of oil …Olive Oil
House of David inscription, part of the “Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age” exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. …Archaeology
Archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) have uncovered the remains of an ancient farm house near the city of Rosh Ha-Ayin in …
The most iconic scene in the nativity
Guided by a bright new star in the East the Three Wise Men – also known as the Magi or the Three Kings – …Incense
Along the shores of Israel's Mediterranean coast, in the ancient seaport of Ashkelon, archaeologist Ross Voss made a gruesome find. While exploring …Middle East