A woman taking a stroll near Tel Beth Shean discovered that winter rains had exposed two Roman statues.
Ruth Schuster surveys the archaeological evidence for the earthquake in the days of Uzziah mentioned by Amos and Zechariah (Haaretz premium).
Kyle Harper attempts to trace the origins of the Nazareth Inscription.
Now online: Maps, drawings, and photographs from the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) Sphinx Project, 1979-1983.
The Fall 2018 issue of DigSight includes stories on the seal impression of Isaiah, new publications, recent finds, and upcoming events.
The Oriental Institute 2017–18 Annual Report is now available.
On the ASOR Blog, Claudio Ottoni asks, “Where do cats come from?”
Carl Rasmussen provides illustrations for Paul’s boxing metaphor.
Wayne Stiles explains why Peter’s trip to Caesarea was apparently inefficient and yet perfectly necessary.
A 4-minute video from the Today Show explains how NASA technology is being used to decipher Dead Sea Scrolls. The video includes footage inside Cave 1.
Owen Jarus suggests five archaeological discoveries to watch for in 2019.
The editors of The Bible and Interpretation have chosen their five best articles for 2018.
In a full article posted from Biblical Archaeology Review, Robert Cargill explains what a day on a dig looks like.
“William B. Tolar of Fort Worth, Texas, a longtime professor of biblical backgrounds and archaeology [at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary], died Dec. 29.” He apparently led 80 trips to Israel.
There will be no roundup next weekend.