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Ancient faces of faith: Rare Syrian treasures on exhibit

An exhibition at Aquileia unveils artistic and cultural treasures.

Earliest mosaic of Jonah found in 5th-century synagogue in Israel

Mosaics possibly depicting construction of the Tower of Babel were also found.

House of Roman army officer discovered underground 1,800 years later

Rome subway construction delayed when workers find ancient home

Monks discover 5th century manuscript in Saint Catherine’s Monastery of Sinai

The Egyptian Minister of Antiquities confirms the finding in the oldest continuously operating library in the world

Hobby Lobby says ignorance led to illegal acquisition of historic artifacts

Justice Department wins concession from crafts store that wants to build Museum of the Bible.

King Herod’s ritual baths discovered in Machaerus, where John the Baptist’s death was ordered

Machaerus, better known as the place where Salome danced for her stepfather, is also an archaeologically exceptional site.

Lindisfarne: One of Britain’s oldest churches is discovered on the Holy Island

Dating from around the mid 7th century, it might have been built by the very same founder of Lindisfarne, St. Aidan.

1,600-year-old basilica found underwater in what was ancient Nicaea

Archaeologists in Turkey suspect the church may have been built in the year 325, following the First Council of Nicaea.

Purdue professor proves 53 people in the Bible lived

Using inscriptions from archaeological finds, Lawrence Mykytiuk, has been able to establish the historical accuracy of sacred scripture.

Archaeologists find Viking meeting site in England’s Sherwood Forest

The “Thing mound” dates from the 9th century.

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