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Tower of Babel comes to the Ark Encounter

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Answers in Genesis celebrated the fifth anniversary of its popular Ark Encounter by announcing plans for a new Tower of Babel attraction. The Ark Encounter opened in July 2016 in Williamstown, Ky. ...

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‘Israel Uncharted!’ 3 evenings of Biblical discoveries and news

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You are invited to attend “Israel Uncharted!” – an exciting evening of archaeological and Biblical discovery beginning July 19. For three consecutive evenings, presentations will be held across the Kansas City area ...

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Biblical judge Gideon named in newly discovered inscription

A rare 3,100-year-old inscription was discovered during excavations in southern Israel and is linked to the biblical judge Gideon. The partial inscription, written in ink on a small pottery jug, was recovered ...

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Hobby Lobby sues Oxford professor for $7 million over stolen Bible fragments

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Hobby Lobby is suing a former Oxford professor for $7 million for selling stolen ancient Bible fragments. Dirk Obbink, a 64-year-old professor of papyrology at Oxford, sold fragments of papyrus and ancient ...

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Biblical Israel: Garden of Gethsemane

Mark and Matthew identify Gethsemane as the place Jesus went with his disciples after eating the Passover meal within the city of Jerusalem. This was just prior to his arrest (Matthew 26:36; ...

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Did Herod’s carriage look like this one unearthed near Pompeii?

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What would a ceremonial Roman carriage used by King Herod on the streets of Jerusalem possibly look like? We may have an answer after archaeologists unearthed an intact vehicle outside of Pompeii, ...

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Palestinian Authority caught destroying remains of Joshua’s Altar

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The Palestinian Authority is under fire after it purposely began destroying the remains of Joshua’s Altar on Mount Ebal. Archaeologists discovered the destruction of the compound when visiting the site late this ...

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Museum of the Bible works to return artifacts to rightful owners

Over 11,500 artifacts the Museum of the Bible had purchased are being returned to Iraq and Egypt. Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby and chairman of the board for the Museum said ...

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In last days, Trump administration honored City of David in Israel

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The Trump Administration paid tribute to the relationship between the United States and Israel during its final days in power. Last week, the United State officially recognized the ancient City of David ...

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Discovery of oil lamp factory sheds ‘light’ on ancient Israel

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Another major archaeological discovery has been announced in Israel. This week, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced one of the largest ancient ceramic oil-lamp workshops in Israel has been discovered in excavations before ...

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Archaeologists may have found Nazareth childhood home of Jesus

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The remains of the first-century home of Jesus, Mary and Joseph may have been found, a British archaeologist says. Ken Dark, a professor of archaeology and history at the University of Reading, ...

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Fantastic discovery from time of Hezekiah and Manasseh unearthed near US Embassy in Jerusalem

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered a stunning ancient site near the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. The artifacts from the rule of Judean kings Hezekiah and Manasseh found exactly as they were left when Babylonians ...

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Museum of the Bible will return ancient tablet found to have been stolen

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The Museum of the Bible will return an ancient artifact that was determined to have been stolen. U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue of the Eastern District of New York filed a forfeiture claim against ...

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Israeli boy finds 3,500 year-old tablet depicting Canaanite captive

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A six-year-old Israeli boy hiking with his family has discovered a one-of-a-kind tablet with a 3,500-year-old depiction of a naked, humiliated Canaanite prisoner and his captor. The amazing image, impressed upon a ...

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Archaeologists discover ancient Jerusalem market on the path to the Temple

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The Israel Antiquities Authority believes it has found a 2,000-year-old market next to the recently discovered Pilgrimage Road in Jerusalem that Jesus and other Jews once walked on to get to the ...

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Top 10 Bible archaeological discoveries of 2019

It was a big year in Israel both for the record number of tourists visiting the Holy Land but also for archaeological and biblical discoveries. One reason Bible discoveries are being made ...

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Jerusalem street on which Jesus walked, and built by Pontius Pilate, now open to public

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Pontius Pilate has gone down in history for his role in the crucifixion of Jesus. However, archaeologists recently found that he also invested time and money in building the infrastructure of Jerusalem ...

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Archaeologists find evidence for ancient kingdom of Edom

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Archaeology continues to confirm what was written in the Bible thousands of years ago. Researchers in Israel recently found new evidence about the ancient kingdom of Edom. “Using technological evolution as a ...

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Ancient church discovered with mosaic floor of loaves and fishes

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Tiberius, Israel – As new biblical finds continue at an increasingly rapid pace, Israeli Archaeologists have discovered an unusually well-preserved mosaic apparently depicting the miracle of Jesus feeding the 5,000. The mosaic ...

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Is this a seal from the household of King David?

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Did archaeologists just identify an ancient seal from the ring used by one of the sons of King David in a pile of dirt? That’s what experts believe. A 2,600-year-old bulla, or seal, ...

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Evidence of Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem discovered

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Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s ongoing archaeological excavation on Mount Zion in Jerusalem have announced a second significant discovery from the 2019 season – clear evidence of the ...

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What does this ancient papyrus reveal about early Christians?

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An Egyptian papyrus in the University of Basel’s collection in Basel, Switzerland, is very unique from all the other ancient papers in the collection.  The papyrus contains a letter providing valuable insights ...

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Researchers find Ziklag, where David hid from Saul

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A team of researchers have announced they have a stunning discovery, finding the biblical city of Ziklag where David hid from King Saul. Pottery dating back to the time of King David, ...

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Researcher thinks Ark of the Covenant under the Temple Mount

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Could the Ark of the Covenant still be near the underground remains of King Solomon’s First Temple? For centuries, the search for the Ark has captured the imagination of movie makers, archeologists ...

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DNA shows Philistines, and modern-day Palestinians, were really European

A dramatic and explosive DNA discovery in Israel has implications for the political struggle between Israelis and Palestinians. Three years ago, archaeologists digging in Israel revealed they had excavated a Philistine cemetery ...

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