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Dead Sea Scrolls’ rare account of Noah exhibited for first time

The fragment of the ancient Jewish text is from the Genesis Apocryphon.

‘A Catholic Guide to the Holy Land’: An interview with a biblical archaeologist

Archaeological discoveries unlock the meaning hidden underneath the cultural and scriptural context of the Bible

Prison built over one of the oldest churches in the Holy Land makes way for archaeological park

The ruins of a Roman army base were also found, revealing the startling discovery that some centurions were among early Christians.

Church of the Holy Sepulchre to reopen as Israel drops tax collection plan

Christian leaders had closed the holy site in protest of new tax assessment on church properties

Clay seal with ‘signature of Prophet Isaiah’ found in Jerusalem

The seal was found ten feet from where the same archaeological team had already found another one belonging to King Hezekiah

Visitors to Jesus’ baptism site are warned: Watch out for mines

The area contains a minefield left over from the 1967 Six-Day War.

Discovery of an ancient “Governor’s Seal” supports Jewish claim over Jerusalem

The artifact was found near the Western Wall and dates back nearly 2,700 years

Archaeologists discover ancient Roman stables a few miles away from Nazareth

The findings date from the 1st century, around the time Jesus lived in the area.

Massive remains of a Roman theater have been found in Jerusalem

The so-called “Western Wall tunnels” still have much to reveal.

Do you know the place where Jesus wept?

In Jerusalem, on the Mount of Olives, there’s a church built on the spot where Jesus wept while riding toward the city.

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