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Assuming 2014 is required, and season is required, the following results were found.

  • 2014 Excavations at Kh. el-Maqatir: A Proposed New Location for Ai and Ephraim

    ABR's ongoing excavation at Khirbet el-Maqatir in 2014 brought to light some exciting new finds. Bronze Age Fortress In 2014 no additional architecture from the Bronze Age Fortress was excavated; however, MB III and LB I pottery was found in all of the...
  • Digging Up Joshua's Ai: Week Two of the 2014 Season

    near the wilderness, outside of Judea (Jn 11:54). KeM is located right on the tribal borders of Benjamin and Ephraim. The 2014 season was an exciting time and we all knew God watched over and directed us. Thank you for your prayers. Each of us felt His...
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  • The 2014 Season at Khirbet el-Maqatir

    Listen to this two-part radio interview with Dr. Scott Stripling about the 2014 excavation season at Khirbet el-Maqatir. A two-part interview with Dr. Scott Stripling on the 'Book and the Spade' about the 2014 excavation season. Part One (off-site...
  • Digging Up Joshua's Ai: Week One of the 2014 Season

    Week one of the 12th season of excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir is over. It is Saturday and we didn't have to get up at 3:45AM, eat breakfast at 4:15 and be on the bus at 5:00! But the first 5 days of digging were worth it, producing some AMAZING...
  • The Winter 2014 Dig at Khirbet el-Maqatir

    For the fifth year, Dig Director Dr. Scott Stripling led a team of diggers to Israel to continue excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir. The story of the winter 2014 excavation at Khirbet el-Maqatir actually begins on the final day of the summer 2013 dig...
  • Advancing the Kingdom: A Look Back at 2013

    The holiday season is before us with all of its blessings and joys and with a little busyness and stress mixed in! We hope you will experience the peace and joy of Jesus in this season as you walk as an 'overcomer' in the kingdom of God. It is so...
  • Excavating at Joshua's Ai: Podcast

    in philosophy from Southern Evangelical Seminary. Ted joined the excavation team at Khirbet el-Maqatir during the 2014 season. In this podcast, Ted discusses the evidence that Maqatir is Ai, and he shares about his experience digging with ABR....
  • Digging at Khirbet el-Maqatir 2015: Week One

    2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the Khirbet el-Maqatir dig and also the 13th season of excavations at the site. We had some extra work to do at the beginning of the week in order to clean up the destruction caused by vandals...
  • October 2016 Ministry Update and Appeal Letter

    Here are some highlights of ABR's ministry, including some of the important ministry developments and opportunities that the Lord has set before us... October 2016 Dear ABR Friends, Please support the ministry of ABR by praying regularly for the staff,...
  • Pinpointing the Date of Christ's Birth

    In seeking the birth date of Christ, we must go with what is written in Scripture and recorded in reliable history, rather than following the traditions of men. Introduction In an earlier article, “ The First Year of Herod the Great’s Reign ,” I wrote:...
  • The Benefit of the Doubt

    Recently, archaeological remains were discovered in Jerusalem that affirmed the presence of Hasmoneans in Jerusalem during the second century BC. This was in accord with historical texts, such as the book of 1 Maccabees. In this brief article, Dr....
  • Scholarship Winner Discusses Dig At Khirbet el-Maqatir

    Matthew Glassman, winner of one of 19 dig scholarships from the Biblical Archaeological Society in 2015, recently described his experience in the field. Matthew joined the Associates for Biblical Research (ABR) for their excavation at Khirbet...
  • Mrs. Suzanne Lattimer

    Mrs. Suzanne Lattimer serves as Administrative Director at Shiloh during the excavation season. Searching for the X on the ground has been a life-long passion and a driving goal. In search for her buried treasures, she attended Bryan College in Dayton,...
  • Khirbet el-Maqatir Spring 2016 Season: Week Two, May 30-June 5

    The days have blended together this week. We added an extra dig day Sunday due to our rained out day last week. Everyone was a bit unsure what day it actually was, but this we do know: It's now the weekend!... The days have blended together this week....

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