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Roman Roads and Milestones

Via Ferrell’s Travel Blog:

A new website devoted to Roman Roads and Milestones in Judaea/Palaestina has recently come to our attention. This site is co-sponsored by the Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee Department of Holy Land Studies and Tel Aviv University IMC-Israeli Milestone Committee.

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Temple Mount Flyover

While flying over the Old City of Jerusalem is not allowed, permission for this video was granted and done by a remote control helicopter. It is slow, but really nice.


The fourth excavations at Lachish

This summer, the fourth excavations at Lachish have started in earnest. Previous expeditions have already uncovered parts of the site and found important evidence of the siege of the city, life during the Iron Age, the general stratigraphy, and temples from the Late Bronze Age and the Hellenistic Period. 686 more words


Conflict and archaeology

The current conflict in Israel, especially near the Gaza strip, has also meant that several archaeological excavation projects have been affected. Some just stopped excavating for a few days, others have closed excavations for the season or are in the process of doing so. 315 more words


Our floor continues

I still remember how we uncovered a floor covered with pottery and other objects in 2007. It was one of those special finds. In 2008 we uncovered the entire room. 212 more words


A Day of Biblical Sites - and Relaxing Along the Sea of Galilee

After a weekend at the Dead Sea, we began our final morning there with worship at 6:45am. We then began our trek north to Galilee and visited great sites along the way. 177 more words


Lachish Field Report #2: Ancient Jewelry, a Scarab, and more

Today was a very good day at the Tel Lachish archaeological excavation. Our volunteers discovered gold jewelry from the Late Bronze Age plus an Egyptian scarab that may be inscribed with a Pharaoh’s name. 394 more words