“Two subterranean Byzantine period winepresses were discovered in recent excavations at Tzippori [Sepphoris] National Park.”
Gary Byers summarizes the third week of excavations at Shiloh. This week they found a scarab, seal impression, inkwell, and lots of walls.
Piles of ancient debris on the Temple Mount were moved this week, in violation of court order.
The Washington Post reports on the glass head discovered at Abel Beth Maacah.
The Times of Israel explains why the world premiere of the seals of Isaiah and Hezekiah is at a college in Oklahoma.
John DeLancey is writing daily updates for his current Israel-Jordan tour. Here is the latest one.
Wayne Stiles explains what the Canaanites, Hittites, Jebusites, and other –ites mean and why it matters.
The topic this week on The Land and the Book is “Traveling to Israel as a Child.”
I’ve just returned from the annual Institute of Biblical Context conference. The teaching was excellent, and it was great to meet so many others who love the biblical world (and photographs!).
HT: Joseph Lauer, Agade