(IsraelNN.com) A rare 2,000-year-old ritual earthenware vessel inscribed with 10 lines of text has been discovered in an excavation near the Zion Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem. It is an unprecedented find, according to Dr. Shimon Gibson, the archaeologist who heads the University of North Carolina team conducting the dig. "Such stone vessels […]
We are pleased to announce the availability of a new book from geographer Glen A. Fritz, PhD. His seven year research and analysis of the Biblical Yam Suph, the sea crossed by the Israelites during the Exodus from Egypt, has culminated in an outstanding work entitled, THE LOST SEA OF THE EXODUS: A Modern Geographical […]
Ark hunters and Bible enthusiasts are buzzing about a report that the Ark of the Covenant, the ancient container that holds the Ten Commandments, is expected to be unveiled in Rome today. As WND reported, the patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia says he will announce to the world the unveiling of the Ark, […]
June 23 – The patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia says he will announce to the world Friday the unveiling of the Ark of the Covenant, perhaps the world’s most prized archaeological and spiritual artifact, which he says has been hidden away in a church in his country for millennia, according to the Italian […]
An Israeli scientist employed by the defense in the Jerusalem forgery trial has concluded that the inscription on the famous ivory pomegranate (“[Belonging] to the Temple of [Yahwe]h, consecrated to the priests”) is authentic.
A large building that dates to the time of the First and Second Temples, in which there was an amazing wealth of inscriptions, was discovered in a salvage excavation conducted by Zubair Adawi, on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, in the village of Umm Tuba in southern Jerusalem (between Zur Baher and the Har […]
Indiana Jones, take heart: A snake on the loose 58 million years ago would help anyone understand your phobia. Scientists have unearthed the fossilized remains of the largest snake ever discovered: a 42-foot behemoth weighing more than a ton, according to an analysis in today’s issue of the journal Nature. By studying fossilized sections of […]
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Archaeologists in Israel said on Thursday they had unearthed the oldest Hebrew text ever found, while excavating a fortress city overlooking a valley where the Bible says David slew Goliath. The dig’s uncovering of the past near the ancient battlefield in the Valley of Elah, now home to wineries and a satellite […]