Two sets of large channels uncovered in the City of David (Givati Parking Lot) and dating to the time of King Joash (ca. 800 BC) have stymied investigators as to their purpose. Barnea Levi Selavan interviewed archaeologist Yiftach Shalev on location (15 min).
Bryan Windle highlights the top three reports in biblical archaeology in the month of August.
“The Western Wall Heritage Foundation conducted its biannual examination of the Western Wall stones on Tuesday in preparation for the influx of visitors expected around the Jewish High Holy Days.”
The Albright Institute has just opened applications for fellowships, awards, and internships for the next academic year.
The toilets of Iron Age Jerusalem are the subject of the latest episode of This Week in the Ancient Near East podcast.
Seetheholyland.net has added an article on the Church of St. John the Baptist in the Muristan, the oldest intact church in Jerusalem, built around the year 1070. The article includes photos of this rarely open church.
Mitchell First has written a short biographical article on Josephus.
John Delancey shares a video shot from the top of the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Jerusalem.
Brad Gray looks at the viticulture context behind Jesus’s words in John 15.
Leen Ritmeyer shares several reconstruction drawings and a photo of the Middle Gate of Jerusalem mentioned in Jeremiah 39.
HT: Agade, Arne Halbakken, Alexander Schick, Will Varner, Ted Weis, Explorator