The headlines are more sensational, but the real story is this: a wall on Mount Zion dated by Bargil Pixner to the Iron Age does not date to the Iron Age. A revolution in our understanding of the size of Jerusalem in the time of Hezekiah is not warranted.
Atlas Obscura has posted an article on the Sidonian Cave (Apollophanes Cave) at Beit Guvrin and one of its mysterious inscriptions.
The Legacy Hotel in Nazareth has a display of artifacts from the Bronze and Iron Ages that were discovered during the hotel’s construction.
The Daily Mail has a well-illustrated story on Rami Arav’s continued insistence that et-Tell is Bethsaida.
“The ‘Digging for Identity’ program is a four-day journey for Israeli 10th-grade students, which includes taking part in an active archaeological dig” and more.
John DeLancey’s latest video focuses on Lachish.
Ralph Ellis provides his interpretation of the elephant mosaic discovered in the ancient Huqoq synagogue.
Aren Maeir and Nick Barksdale talk Philistines and DNA (12 min).
HT: Agade, Ted Weis, Joseph Lauer, Alexander Schick