An Afternoon at the Museum – The Dead Sea Scrolls

By: Kaitlynn Anderson

Saturday, September 21st, was a beautifully sunny, breezy day. I gathered my equipment and headed off to … Read more

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Tel Hazor Bronze Age Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery:  Here’s a gallery all the images that appear in Near Eastern Archaeology 76.2 (2013) for Hazor in the Read more

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The Ceremonial Precinct in the Upper City of Hazor: What Does the Identification As a Temple or Palace Have to Do With Joshua’s Conquest?

 ANE Today Editorial Introduction:*

 Hazor, “the head of all those kingdoms,” has a unique place in Biblical Archaeology. It is Read more

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The Big Dig Video Roundup

Sites and Finds

Deep Time at Tall Hisban, Jordan

In Focus: Abel Beth Maacah

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Near Eastern Archaeology in Malta

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Aerial view of Tas-Silg. 

By: Anthony J. Frendo

The Maltese archipelago lies practically at the centre of the Mediterranean, roughly … Read more

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Cooking in the Hebrew Bible

By: Cynthia Shafer-Elliott, Ph.D., William Jessup University

It is an understatement to say that within US culture there is a … Read more

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The Renewed Hazor Excavations

By: Amnon Ben-Tor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Edited and abridged from NEA 76.2 (2013): 66–67 (see editorial Read more

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The Virtual World Project: Touring The Ancient World

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Figure 1. The entry page of the Virtual World Project website.

By: Ronald A. Simkins and Nicolae Roddy, Creighton University… Read more

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The Ancient Near East in Brazil and Argentina From the Origins of Research to the Present

By: Josué Berlesi

Brazil and Argentina are not the first places you think of for ancient Near Eastern studies. But … Read more

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Biblical Archaeology in Germany – Does it Have a Future?

By: Martin Peilstöcker

What if Biblical Archaeology went extinct in your native country? More than twenty years ago I left … Read more

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Thomas Verenna: History’s ‘The Bible’ in Broader Contexts

By: Thomas Verenna

This entry is reblogged from The Musings of Thomas Verenna. You can find the original entry … Read more

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Wil Gafney: History Channel’s Satan and President Obama

By: Wil Gafney, Associate Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

This entry is … Read more

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Mark Goodacre: The Bible Series — Drama and Historical Context

By: Mark Goodacre, Associate Professor of Religion at Duke University

This entry is reblogged from NT Blog. You can … Read more

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Fulfilling my Dream

Johnson_KristenBy: Kristen Johnson, 2012 Heritage Fellow

As someone who has spent a large portion of their adult life studying the … Read more

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From Code to Discourse: The Semantics of Ancient Near Eastern Ritual

Feder_YitzhaqBy: Yitzhaq Feder, University of Haifa, Educational and Cultural Affairs Fellow

My fellowship at the Albright Institute provided me with … Read more

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A Response to Chris Rollston’s Reading of the Ossuary from Talpiot Tomb B

By: H. Gregory Snyder, Professor of Religion, Davidson College

Back in October, James Tabor invited me to join in a … Read more

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THE FOUR-LINE GREEK INSCRIPTION FROM A TALPIYOT TOMB: EPIGRAPHIC NOTES AND HISTORICAL DISCUSSIONS

Christopher A. Rollston, Toyozo Nakarai Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages, Emmanuel Christian Seminary

Introduction

The publication of a … Read more

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Eric Meyers’ reaction to the verdict in the forgery trial in Israel

Reaction to Golan Acquittal, Professor Eric M. Meyers, Duke University

The verdict announced today, March 14, by Judge Aharon Farkash … Read more

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SOME CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT THE ICTHYOMORPHIC DRAWING ON OSSUARY 6:3 FROM EAST TALPIOT TOMB (TALPIOT B OR “PATIO” TOMB), IN JERUSALEM

Juan V. Fernández de la Gala, Forensic Anthropologist and Zooarchaeologist, Associate Professor of History of Medicine, Universidad de Cádiz, Spain, … Read more

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The Four-Line Ossuary Inscription from Talpiyot Tomb B – an Interpretation

Richard Bauckham, www.richardbauckham.co.uk

Preamble: I should first explain that in the autumn of 2011 I took part in … Read more

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