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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.

Scientist believes she’s found the recipe for ancient Roman concrete used 2,000 years ago

The concrete of ancient Rome was stronger, longer lasting, and more environmentally friendly than the mix we use today.

Archaeologists discover biblical town where David found shelter before he was king

The archaeological evidence supports the biblical records of a great fire in Ziklag.

Unearthed 5th-century mosaics give glimpse of ancient Judaism

Biblical realities continue to unfold in the Holy Land.

Declassified images from U-2 spy planes helping with biblical archaeology

Photos once used for national security are proving better than later spy satellite data.

Baptismal font discovered at Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity

The "magnificent" discovery was found at the site of Jesus' birth.

Foundation of Jesus’ tomb to be restored

Leaders of three churches agree to further restoration work o the Edicule, where Jesus was buried and rose from the dead.

Archaeologists uncover a gate from the time of King David

This is the second city gate discovered in the Golan Heights in as many years.

Polish archaeologists discover what may be the oldest Egyptian Christian church

The team hopes the site may shed new insight into the development of Christianity.

Israeli researchers revive 5000-year-old yeast to recreate ancient beer

The team hopes to commercialize the brew so everyone can experience biblical beer.

The oldest known Christian burial site in England yields precious artifacts

Included among the treasures were the first complete remains of an Anglo-Saxon lyre ever discovered.

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