Excavations at Khirbet Kafr Mer near Beit El have revealed dozens of jars and intact ceramic objects inside a repurposed underground reservoir.
“A new paper published last week in the PLOS ONE journal explains how trash mounds found in villages and agricultural settlements in the Negev from the Byzantine and Early Islamic periods show that there was a turning point in the management of herbivore livestock dung, a vital resource in the Negev.”
Pat McCarthy has written an article about reputed relics of Jesus that have undergone scientific scrutiny.
New: Go Now to Shiloh: A Biblical Theology of Sacred Space, by N. Blake Hearson
Albright Virtual Workshop: Discussions in response to:
The Archaeology of the Bronze Age Levant:
From Urban Origins to the Demise of City-States, 3700-1000 BCE,
Cambridge University Press, 2019, by Raphael Greenberg. Registration required.
The Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute has posted their online program for the coming months.
UCF has compiled a list of open educational resources for the ancient Near East.
This week on the GTI Tours podcast I talk with Rich Ferreira about the value of photographs in understanding and teaching the Bible.
HT: Agade, Ted Weis, G. M. Grena, Charles Savelle