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Archaeology

Our collection of articles on the study, recovery, and scientific investigation of the material remains that can illuminate both our reading of the Scriptures and our understanding of tradition.

Qumran: Travel to the archaeological park where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found

A tour through the national park is a journey back to biblical times, where visitors can see the ancient town, complete with excavated buildings.

Archaeologists search for the grave of St. Edmund under tennis courts

Renovation of the Abbey Gardens tennis courts has led to an effort to study the historical site.

Earn a dig scholarship and excavate the Holy Land in 2020

Educational arcaeology program offers real experience to life-long enthusiasts and complete amateurs.

Syrian temple suggests what Solomon’s might have looked like

Archaeologist compares two ancient temples, one of which we know only from biblical description.

Jerusalem excavation uncovers marketplace from Jesus’ time

The team unearthed an ancient table for measuring liquids.

7 Great archaeological finds from 2019

Each year offers more evidence for the authenticity of biblical records.

Unusual stone discovered near Jerusalem might be connected to the Ark of the Covenant

Archaeologists speculate on significance of large slab found in ancient temple.

Ruins of Roman condiment factory found in Israel

For centuries, the ancient Roman world went wild for rancid fish sauce.

King Herod’s footprints show his political cunning

Despised by the Jewish people, King Herod was a celebrated ruler to the Romans.

Mary Magdalene’s hometown now has a guesthouse with views of the Sea of Galilee

The Magdala archaeological site and pilgrimage destination will begin offering overnight accommodations on November 24

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