Wealth is increasingly and unfairly concentrated among a privileged few. Jesus said: “Watch out! Life does not consist in an abundance of possessions”.
The cemetery has been found outside the walls of the Israelite port city of Ashkelon. The discovery of more than 200 bodies will reveal many details about how the Philistines lived.
The seal must have belonged to a senior Egyptian official, who “filled a similar position to that held by Joseph in Egypt”, archaeologist says.
It reveals the high status of its owner and confirms the important role of some women during the First Temple period, as described in the book of Proverbs.
“No textiles have ever been found at excavation sites”, archaeologists explained. The fabrics were discovered in the Timna Valley, which was a copper production district in Solomon´s times, 3,000 years ago.
Authorities in Israel called it the oldest discovery of its kind in the area. The historic site was found while authorities were doing roadwork.
Israeli archaeologists have unearthed evidence of early small-scale agricultural cultivation at Ohalo II, a 23,000-year-old hunter-gatherers’ sedentary camp on the shore of the Sea of Galilee.
The scroll was unearthed in 1970 in a synagogue at Ein Gedi. Now, a high resolution 3D scanning has allowed to decipher it.
Syrian government troops lose combats, and jihadists control the archeological site. First videos on social networks show slaughters in the city. Many inhabitantes fled.
Dr Craig Evans explains the technique his team used to remove the fragment of Mark´s Gospel from the mummy mask.
A small papyrus fragment containing words from the Book of Mark could end up being the earliest copy of a Christian gospel on record.
The ‘homely’ ancient rock, discovered in 1993, adds evidence of King David’s existence.
.'We are very positive that these bullae are associated with the Iron Age IIA, which we date to the 10th century BC, and which lends general support to the historical veracity of David and Solomon as recorded in the Hebrew biblical texts.