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The Ring of History

In Virginia, our state history is a point of pride, a passion which unites us all. And that history is largely centered around Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in North America. 903 more words


Earliest mosaic depicting Jonah and the Whale found in Galilee

Archaeologists in Galilee have discovered the oldest known mosaic depicting the biblical story of Jonah and the whale, according to a report in the Times of Israel… 274 more words


Bernie Bell: Minehowe

We visited Mine Howe, in Deerness, some years ago.  There was a dig happening next to it, at a site called Long Howe.  The Orkney Archaeology Society  (or FOAT, as it was then), were having an open day, and Caroline Wickham-Jones was giving a talk, and showed us some of the finds from the dig.  1,874 more words

Orkney News

More evidence of Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem

The Israel Antiquities Authority announced an important discovery in the Jerusalem Walls National Park today. Our photo below shows a portion of this park on the east slope of the city of David, overlooking the Kidron Valley. 579 more words

Bible Study

Day 1 pt. 2

24 July 2017

So, when Deano and Azraa (an honours student specialising in calcrete formations) returned from their search, they informed us that they had found two different spots where we would be digging standard test pits (STP). 1,043 more words


My summer "vacation"

This blog post is an expansion of an article by Mary Beard in the TLS, where she is responding to Andrew Adonis’ accusation that academics have 3 months of holiday in the summer, basically for no good reason. 304 more words


Wild Weather

Weather can change very quickly in the foothills. From one day to the next, and within the day itself.

The following photos were taken all on the next day. 68 more words