Archeologists discovered Shekel used During King Herod’s reign in Jerusalem

Archeologists in the Old City of Jerusalem have discovered a rare silver coin that is believed to have been used to pay the Temple Tax during King Herod’s reign. The coin, also known as the “Tyre shekel,” was found inside a box of artifacts during a conservation project at the Tower of David Museum. The … Continue reading Archeologists discovered Shekel used During King Herod’s reign in Jerusalem

Archaeologists Discover Oil Lamps: Symbol of Early Christianity

Israeli archaeologists excavating outside Jerusalem have unearthed hundreds of pottery oil lamps and one of the largest oil-lamp workshops in Israel, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced on Monday. Two of the lamps bore the symbol of the menorah and others carried a fish – one of the symbols of early Christianity. They were made … Continue reading Archaeologists Discover Oil Lamps: Symbol of Early Christianity

Archaeologist Discover Artifacts from First Temple in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, Israel – Israeli archaeologists unveiled a rare collection of column heads from the First Temple period at the Armon Hanatziv promenade in Jerusalem. These stone artifacts made of limestone are adorned with ornate carvings and date back to the time of the Judean kings. Experts believed they are remnants of a grand mansion that … Continue reading Archaeologist Discover Artifacts from First Temple in Jerusalem

12 Century Canaanite fortress, uncover in Isreal

A 3,200-year-old Canaanite fortress is shedding light into the ancient days of the judges as described in the Bible. Israeli archaeologists and teen volunteers uncovered the 12 century BC fortress in southern Israel, close to Kibbutz Galon near Kiryat Gat. "The fortress we found provides a glimpse into the geopolitical reality described in the Judges … Continue reading 12 Century Canaanite fortress, uncover in Isreal

BETHSAIDA: Flood at the Scene Where Jesus Fed the 5000

According CBNNEWS The site believed to be where Jesus fed the 5,000 on the banks of the Sea of Galilee is flooded. Bethsaida, known today by its Arabic name of el-Araj, is the ruins of what archaeologists think is the village where Jesus and his disciples may have lived. The name Bethsaida translates as “house … Continue reading BETHSAIDA: Flood at the Scene Where Jesus Fed the 5000