The Explorations in Antiquity Center in LaGrange, Georgia, has announced plans for a major expansion onto adjacent land. Dr. Jim Fleming, a scholar who has lived and worked in the Bible Lands, founded this museum to “help people experience the ancient biblical world, its history and culture.” 191 more words
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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.
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
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