Biblical Archaeology Review, July/August 2010
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Has Jerusalem’s Essene cemetery been found?
The mystery deepens. As if the perplexing graves at Qumran were not enough, the same unusual type of tomb has now been discovered in southern Jerusalem. None of these tombs looks remotely like the typical Jerusalem tomb from the same period,...
Biblical Archaeology Review, March/April 1999
The Te’omim Cave—on the outskirts of Jerusalem—served as a refuge for Jewish rebels during the Bar-Kokhba Revolt (132–136 C.E.) and later as a pagan cultic site in the second–fourth centuries C.E. See why this extraordinary cave was chosen for both of these purposes—and much more.
Biblical Archaeology Review, November/December 2017
New Testament tower?
Surely one of the most exciting moments in the life of a Biblical archaeologist is finding something that seems to illuminate the Biblical text. The recent discovery of the Siloam Pool where, according to John 9:1–7, Jesus cured a man who had...
Biblical Archaeology Review, May/June 2009
The Politics of Architecture
In 44 C.E., the Jewish king Agrippa, king of Judea, stood in the theater of Caesarea, clothed in a garment woven of silver...
Biblical Archaeology Review, September/October 2004
How Hadrian Suppressed the Second Jewish Revolt at Horvat ‘Ethri
The second–third-century Roman historian Cassius Dio claimed that the Romans destroyed 985 Jewish villages while suppressing the so-called Bar-Kokhba Revolt, the Second Jewish Revolt. I...
Biblical Archaeology Review, September/October 2007
The early Greek rulers did it. And the Roman emperors followed suit: making a royal tour of the provinces, showing the flag, as it were, accepting the plaudits of the crowds at each...
Biblical Archaeology Review, November/December 1997
Does a dig director look at an archaeological excavation differently than a volunteer? I have been both, so I am in an excellent position to answer the question. The answer is, well,...
Biblical Archaeology Review, January/February 1991