A 7th-grader walking near Caesarea after heavy rains discovered a Byzantine inscription.
Archaeologists are studying a cave in southern Sinai with colorful inscriptions from the Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods.
Scott Stripling believes that the archaeological material discovered in recent excavations at Shiloh supports the existence of the tabernacle at the site. This includes altar horns, bones of sacrificed animals, pomegranate figurines, storage rooms, and a permanent cultic platform.
A new study challenges the theory that the eruption of Mount Vesuvius vaporized the blood and brains of the inhabitants of Herculaneum and Pompeii.
Recent investigation indicates that olive horticulture in the southern Levant began in approximately 2500 BC.
A new study suggests that the rise and fall of the Neo-Assyrian Empire correlates with heavy rainfall followed by a megadrought.
Aaron Koller explains various theories concerning the origin and earliest use of the alphabet.
Leon Mauldin looks at references to Hadad and Ben-Hadad in the Bible, and he shares a photo from the Jordan Museum.
Bryan Windle does another great job with his archaeological biography of Shishak.
The National Archaeology Museum in Athens is slated to undergo a major renovation.
The “Faces of Jesus” exhibit at Columbia Bible College will be closing soon.
A workshop will be held at the Albright on January 30, 4-6 pm: “Biblical Imagery in the Late Antique Synagogues of the Galilee.”
Christopher Siwicki writes about Nero’s Golden Palace, recently opened to the public.
High-quality archaeological reproductions will now be sold in Egyptian airports.
New: Digging Up Jericho: Past, Present and Future, edited by Rachael Thyrza Sparks, Bill Finlayson, Bart Wagemakers, and Josef Mario Briffa.
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Ted Weis, Explorator, Chris McKinny, Alexander Schick