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  • Great Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology: The Merenptah Stela

    The only mention of Israel in Egyptian texts, and the earliest mention of Israel anywhere outside the Bible, is a seven-foot tall granite monument from the mortuary temple of Pharaoh Merenptah. This article was first published in the Summer 2004 issue...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/conquest-of-canaan/4024-great-discoveries-in-biblical-archaeology-the-merenptah-stela
  • Great Discoveries

    https://biblearchaeology.org/component/tags/great-discoveries?Itemid=245
  • Great Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology: The Mari Archive

    The ancient city of Mari, located in northern Syria, was a thriving metropolis ca. 2800-1760 BC. From about 2000 BC until its demise in 1760 BC, Mari was the capital of the Amorites. This article was first published in the Winter 2005 issue of Bible...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/3470-great-discoveries-in-biblical-archaeology-the-mari-archive
  • Great Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology: The Atra-Hasis Epic

    The Bible is not the only ancient record of Creation and the Flood. Well-known in antiquity is the Atra-Hasis Epic. Atra-Hasis, meaning 'exceeding wise,' is the name of the story's principal character. Dating from the 17th century BC... This article...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3577-great-discoveries-in-biblical-archaeology-the-atrahasis-epic
  • Great Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology: The Rosetta Stone

    Traveling with the French army when Napoleon invaded Egypt in 1798 were 175 scientists. They studied known sites as well as previously unknown places. Their research resulted in a 24-volume publication that became the foundation for the modern field of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/3764-great-discoveries-in-biblical-archaeology-the-rosetta-stone
  • Great Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology: The Nuzi Tablets

    Nuzi was a Hurrian administrative center not far from the Hurrian capital at Kirkuk in northern Iraq. The Hurrians are equivalent to the Horites in the Old Testament, also called Hivites and Jebusites. Excavations were carried out at Nuzi by American...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/3492-great-discoveries-in-biblical-archaeology-the-nuzi-tablets
  • The Great Isaiah Scroll and the Original Bible: An Interview with Dr. Peter Flint

    For over forty years, the Great Isaiah Scroll was under lock and key, deep underground in Jerusalem. In 2008, for the 60th anniversary of the Dead Sea scrolls discovery, the Israel Antiquities Authority displayed the scroll. In 1987, as the Dead Sea...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2812-the-great-isaiah-scroll-and-the-original-bible-an-interview-with-dr-peter-flint
  • ABR reports from the AIG Apologetics Conference

    as the authority of God's word has been clearly and powerfully promoted. Refuting the Critics Handouts (in MS Word) Great Discoveries OT 2 handout.doc Five_Great_Discoveries_OT_handout_Revised_8.7.10.doc Jericho_handout.doc...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/current-events-list/3410-abr-reports-from-the-aig-apologetics-conference
  • The Curious History of the 'Editor' in Biblical Criticism

    A review of The Edited Bible, by John Van Seters (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2006. This recent book by John Van Seters should have a revolutionary impact on the critical study of the Bible, particularly on the study of the Pentateuch/ Hexateuch in...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2667-the-curious-history-of-the-editor-in-biblical-criticism
  • Amenhotep II and the Historicity of the Exodus Pharaoh

    and Kent R. Weeks, X-Raying the Pharaohs [New York: Scribners, 1973], 138). 63. Nicholas Reeves, Ancient Egypt: The Great Discoveries (London: Thames & Hudson, 2000), 103. 64. The king's praenomen is inscribed on one side of the jar, while the other...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/exodus-from-egypt/3147-amenhotep-ii-and-the-historicity-of-the-exodus-pharaoh
  • King Solomon in His Ancient Context

    The Solomon Narrative describes a greater range of material culture than other parts of Kings. It therefore allows greater possibility for assessment in the context of the ancient world: can the creations attributed to Solomon's craftsmen be set...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/judges-united-monarchy/2977-king-solomon-in-his-ancient-context
  • A History of ABR: Its Founders and Associates (1969-1994)

    In memory of those board members who put forth effort, time, prayers, funds, and were the rock on which this work was based; To these, who have now gone on to their reward in Glory, I would like to give special recognition... This article is part of a...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/56-support/ministry-and-mission-of-abr/2688-a-history-of-abr-its-founders-and-associates-19691994
  • Armchair Archaeology and the New Atheism

    Archaeology has an air of mystery about it. Whenever the subject is brought up, many people instinctively think of the iconic Indiana Jones and his adventures on the silver screen. Others think of buried treasure or exotic locations. In the early days...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2512-armchair-archaeology-and-the-new-atheism
  • The Seraiah Assumption and the Decree of Daniel 9:25

    And they finished building according to the command of the God of Israel and the decree of Cyrus, Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia. – Ezra 6:14, NASB Preface: An Apologetic for My Approach As I’ve worked through The Daniel 9:24–27 Project over the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-daniel-9-24-27-project/4369-the-seraiah-assumption-and-the-decree-of-daniel-9-25
  • What is the importance of the Dead Sea scrolls?

    The Dead Sea scrolls have demonstrated that the Old Testament was accurately transmitted during this interval. In addition, they provide a wealth of information on the times leading up to, and during, the life of Christ. What is the most important...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/3590-what-is-the-importance-of-the-dead-sea-scrolls
  • My Israel Diary, Winter 2016

    Due to elevated political tensions in the West Bank, we decided to spend this winter processing our finds for publication, not excavating at ABR's dig at Khirbet el-Maqatir. Six brave pilgrims joined me for the expedition. Here is a summary of our very...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/ministry-updates/3383-my-israel-diary-winter-2016
  • An Army of Straw Men: Responding to Ronald Hendel

    In the July/August 2010 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, a disturbing and highly prejudicial, anti-Christian column was published. The main thrust of this article aims directly and antagonistically at Christian scholars who hold to any form of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2623-an-army-of-straw-men-responding-to-ronald-hendel
  • The King and I: Exiled To Patmos, Part 2

    Second in a series on the Book of Revelation, this article examines the physical and historical evidence for the Aegean island of Patmos. The author draws from both ancient sources and his own exploration of the island to provide a greater...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/3099-the-king-and-i-exiled-to-patmos-part-2
  • The Nazareth Inscription: Proof of the Resurrection of Christ? Part II

    As was seen in Part One of this study, the textual evidence strongly suggests that the Nazareth Inscription was written by the Emperor Claudius. Claudius had an excellent... This article has been reproduced here with permission by the author. PART TWO:...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/3214-the-nazareth-inscription-proof-of-the-resurrection-of-christ-part-ii
  • Hittites and Hethites: A Proposed Solution to an Etymological Conundrum

    The presence of Hittites in the narratives of Israelite beginnings is thus rhetorical and ideological rather than historical.' -John Van Seters. The appearance of the term 'Hittites' in English Bible translations has been an apologetic, archaeological...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2796-hittites-and-hethites-a-proposed-solution-to-an-etymological-conundrum

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