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  • Golgotha: A Reconsideration of the Evidence for the Sites of Jesus' Crucifixion and Burial

    the Christ was crucified, which is indeed pointed out in Aelia right beside (pros) the northern parts (tois boreiois) of Mount Zion. This tends to suggest that the site of the crucifixion — which is what is specifically mentioned by Eusebius — was near...
  • Unique Aramaic Inscription Found on Mount Zion

    inscription on a stone cup commonly used for ritual purity during the first century has been uncovered in a dig on Mount Zion in Jerusalem.
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  • Stone Vessel with Unique Inscription Found on Mount Zion

    It didn't look like much at first, just a broken, mud-caked stone mug. But when archaeologists in Jerusalem cleaned the 2,000-year-old vessel, they discovered ten lines of mysterious script. 'These were common stone mugs that appear in all Jewish...
  • The Sacred Precinct on Mount Gerizim

    When Jesus was talking to the Samaritan woman at Jacob's well in Sychar (modern Nablus), she said to Him, 'Our fathers worshiped on this mountain' (Jn 4:20). She was referring to Mount Gerizim 2 km (1.2 mi) to the southwest, the center of Samaritan...
  • Ms. Abigail Leavitt

    since 2007, working at several archaeological projects including The Temple Mount Salvage Operation, Khirbet el Maqatir, Mount Zion and Tel Shiloh. She served as square supervisor and objects registrar on the Khirbet el Maqatir excavation, and as...
  • Renovating King David's Tomb

    King David's Tomb complex and Last Supper Room on Mount Zion are important religious, historical sites, which draw hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Despite this, site was neglected for many years, but has recently been restored... King...
  • Evidence for Inerrancy from a Second Unexpected Source: The Jubilee and Sabbatical Cycles

    In chapter 25 of Leviticus, the people were commanded to start counting the years on their entrance into Canaan. After six years of normal farming, the seventh year was to be a Sabbath rest for the land, reminiscent of the command to remember the...
  • Remember, Archaeology is NOT a Treasure Hunt

    later be known as Ketef Hinnom, “the shoulder of Hinnom,” located just across the Hinnom Valley from the area known as Mount Zion south of the Old City of Jerusalem. St. Andrews Church as seen from the Hinnom Valley. The Cinemateque is below in the...
  • Fact and Fiction: Checking the Da Vinci Code History

    that supposedly once contained Jesus' blood. REAL HISTORY: When the Crusaders captured Jerusalem, the Abbey of Our Lady ofMount Zion was founded in 1099 in Jerusalem by Godefroy de Bouillon, who later became King of Jerusalem after the First Crusade....
  • Locating Biblical Bethel

    Bethel,” identifying Bethel with Mahomeria or al-Bira, two kilometres [sic, actually 3 km] from Beitin. Burchard of Mount Zion, in grand style, locates it near Nablus and further on near Ramallah (Benvinisti 1970: 318). Note in the above that, to begin...
  • Further Considerations on the Location of Bethel at El-Bireh

    Bethel', identifying Bethel with Mahomerie or al-Bira, two kilometres [actually 3 km.] from Beitin. Burchard of Mount Zion in grand style locates it near Nablus and further on near Ratnallah. (Benvenisti 1970, 318, our emphasis) Note, to begin with,...
  • I Have Seen It All!!!

    A friend at church recently told me that he would like to go with me to Israel, but he and his wife had been there in 2010, and thanks to a great tour guide, had seen everything. I chuckled to his face, but laughed hysterically once I reached the...
  • Does 'The Lost Shipwreck of Paul' Hold Water?

    Mr. Cornuke's investigations on the island of Malta led to the conclusion that the shipwreck occurred on the eastern end of the island of Malta, rather than the traditional site at St. Paul's Bay on the northern side of the island... Book Review :...
  • 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...
  • Signed, Sealed and Delivered: An Archaeological Exposition of Jeremiah 32:1-15

    In this essay we will examine the command that God gave to Jeremiah to redeem a field from his cousin, Hanamel of Anathoth. Particular attention will be given to the archaeological background to this chapter and how it illustrates the Biblical text....
  • The First Year of Herod the Great's Reign

    A Quick Review We will begin this article with a brief review of the major points laid out in the previous one, John 2:12–21 and Herodian Chronology , and then go into a detailed analysis of some arguments offered against its conclusion that the...

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