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Archaeology

Largest medieval winery discovered under private Israeli residence

The property is set beside a castle in the village of Mi’ilya.

Why are there unicorns in the Bible?

A matter of translation ended up weaving a unique Christian iconographic tradition.

This papyrus contains the oldest Marian prayer known to date

It is from the year 250, and is written in Greek.

This gigantic Iron Age city might have inspired the story of David and Goliath

Excavating the remains of the city of Gath, archaeologists have found even older unusually large buildings and fortifications.

Handwritten 3rd-century letter offers insight into early Christian life

Even a letter so brief and full of pleasantries can teach us much about the ancient world.

Archaeologists believe they have found the Church of the Apostles by Sea of Galilee

Finding matches account by Bavarian bishop touring the Holy Land in 725 AD

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.

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