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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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Ancient Jerusalem road to Second Temple to be open underground

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For the first time in 2,000 years, worshipers will be able to make their way to the steps leading to the Second Temple via a road which has been excavated underground. In ...

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Oldest customer service complaint on display

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Have you ever made a customer complaint? It’s not a new idea. In fact, the discovery of a clay tablet from ancient Babylon shows there was an “irate copper merchant, Nanni, in 1750 ...

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Israel makes 5,000 year-old beer from ancient yeast

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We all know the story of how Jesus turned water into wine. Now, a team of Israeli scientists have made beer using 5,000-year-old yeast. Beer is mentioned several times in the Bible ...

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5,000 year old grave reveals murdered family were cared for in burial

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In a mysterious case of mass murder that happened  around the time of the destruction of the Tower of Babel in Genesis, 15 bodies found buried in a grave in Poland in 2011 show ...

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Highway competes with excavated town from Isaiah’s time

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A major archaeological discovery in Israel raised the question of how to preserve the past without stopping progress towards the future when a modern highway and an ancient town came to a ...

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Rare coin discovered in Israel by high school students

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A rare coin was discovered by students in Israel, and it is the first of its kind discovered in the country, according to experts. Ninth grade students from Haemeq Hamaaravi High School ...

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Land of the Monasteries becomes Israel’s ‘must see’

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An entirely new area of modern tourism is opening up to the faithful in Israel but it’s been a few years in the making. An area of abandoned churches and monasteries along ...

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1,600 year-old estate of wealthy Samaritan unearthed in Israel

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The Israel Antiquities Authority has unearthed the sprawling 1,600-year-old estate of a wealthy Samaritan man. The estate was found at Zur Natan on the southern Sharon Plain and is believed to have ...

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Israel sets another tourism record envied by the world

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As Metro Voice gets ready to host a September tour of Israel, the Jewish State has announced that more than 4 million tourists visited the Holy Land in 2018, a 14 percent ...

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Archaeologists announce Exodus evidence

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For years, some archaeologists have doubted the biblical story of the nation of Israel’s origin because the account lacked material evidence—until now. Historical evidence for the biblical account of the Exodus is ...

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Historians claim Ark of the Covenant is hidden in an Ethiopian church

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The search for the Ark of the Covenant has led to renewed speculation that the biblical artifact may be hidden inside a church in Ethiopia, but historians have pushed back against the ...

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Is this the ring worn by Pilate at Jesus’ sentencing?

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Have archaeologists re-discovered the ring worn by Potius Pilate at his sentencing of Jesus? Excitement surrounds a 2,000-year-old copper alloy ring bearing the inscription “of Pilatus” as it appears to be the ...

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Scientists confirm how Sodom was destroyed

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Many historians and scientists have, for years, doubted the Biblical story of Sodom. Destroyed by fire and heat from the sky, the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed for their sinfulness. ...

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Reconstructing the lost history destroyed by ISIS

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As ISIS has virtually been defeated under the Trump administration the last two years, a French startup is taking advantage of the military victory over the terrorists who destroyed much of the ...

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Underwater discovery of ancient church amazes archaeologists

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Archaeologists exploring a lake in Turkey have discovered a 1,700-year-old Christian church that could have been the site where a core tenet of Christian belief was established. The location, they believe, is ...

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Archaeologists say they’ve found water-to-wine wedding site

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British media today is reporting that archaeologists have solved a millennia-old mystery–where was the wedding at Cana where Jesus performed his first miracle?  The announcement again bolsters the case for the New ...

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