Roman Home of Jesus’s Disciples Discovered in Israel

Monday, August 7, 2017

Archeologists digging in modern-day Israel believe they have found the settlement where three of Jesus’s apostles made their homes. The remains of a settlement discovered by the sea of Galilee in the Bethsaida Valley Nature Reserve is thought to be the site of the lost Roman city of Julias, Haaretzreported. The researchers believe the discovery of an advanced … Read More

What color blue did King Solomon wear? New evidence tells us

Friday, June 30, 2017

Preserved pieces of cloth from King Solomon’s time point to a colorful clothing palette for metalworkers in biblical era Timna. This is the earliest evidence of a plant-based dye in Israel, according to a study released on Wednesday. The arid desert conditions of Timna, found in Israel’s southern Negev desert, preserved the red and blue … Read More

Synagogue from Second Temple era unearthed on Sea of Galilee shore

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The excavation of a 2,000-yearold Jewish settlement and synagogue from the Second Temple period in Magdala, located on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, recently revealed rare and well-preserved antiquities, including a bronze incense shovel and jug. The dig, overseen by the Israel Antiquities Authority prior to the construction of a building there, … Read More