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New technology helps experts analyze ancient handwriting

Archaeologists glean new insights of the ancient world.

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.

Ruins of Roman condiment factory found in Israel

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

Archaeologists uncover road to the Temple Mount, built by Pontius Pilate

Coins found under magnificent Jerusalem street point to construction by the local Roman governor.

This ancient Judaean fortress became a Byzantine monastery… but only for a while.

High atop a cliff in the Judaean Desert, the ancient fortress was built by Alexander Jannaeus, and transformed into a monastery centuries later by Saint Euthymius

2,800-year-old altar confirms war between Israel and Moab, as documented in biblical texts

Archaeological evidence once again suggests that biblical accounts can be reliable historical sources.

Newly unearthed mosaic could hold clues to location of Jesus’ miracle of the loaves and fishes

The mosaic was discovered at an early Christian church near the Sea of Galilee.

Excavation at Mt. Zion yields evidence of the biblical razing of Jerusalem

Artifacts suggest the Bible is accurate in its description of First Temple-era Jerusalem as a land of riches.

Largest medieval winery discovered under private Israeli residence

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

Unearthed 5th-century mosaics give glimpse of ancient Judaism

Biblical realities continue to unfold in the Holy Land.

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