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Four years ago, I wrote an article for BAR in which I identified the original 500-cubit-square Temple Mount.1 By now, this location is well established in the archaeological world,...
Biblical Archaeology Review, January/February 1996
Large excavations give way to smaller, more focused digs as archaeological parks and displays sprout up all over the city.
The magnitude and extent of archaeological activity in Jerusalem since the city was reunited in 1967 are unparalleled in the city’s long history of research. Since then, we have seen...
Biblical Archaeology Review, May/June 1996
Israelite defensive fortresses inadequate
Like many peoples mentioned in the Bible but otherwise almost unknown, the Edomites are coming to life through the wonders of archaeology. Ironically, however, some of the most dramatic finds are being excavated in Israel rather than in the...
Biblical Archaeology Review, November/December 1996