Archaeology

Nazareth Inscription Study Debunks Evidence for Christ’s Resurrection?

"A marble tablet housed in the French National Library, measuring approximately 23.5 in. x 14.8 in. x 2.4 in., has drawn significant attention in recent weeks. Known as the Nazareth Inscription (or Nazareth Tablet), it has been cited as potential archaeological evidence for the biblical accounts of Christ’s resurrection. However, recent reports boldly proclaimed that this tablet is unrelated to early Christianity." - AiG

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SWBTS: 'Very little confidence' that their Dead Sea Scrolls collection is authentic

"Pieces of papyrus sold as rare fragments of Dead Sea Scrolls to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary a decade ago are 'likely fraudulent' and the seminary might seek financial restitution, the school announced in a statement Monday (April 6)." - BPNews

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Team Finds Dead Sea Scroll Fragments at Bible Museum to Be Fake

"A team of independent investigators has found that the 16 alleged Dead Sea Scroll fragments at the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C. are forgeries. On March 13, Art Fraud Insights released a report over 200 pages long that it completed at the request of the Bible museum." - CLeaders

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Ancient 'outlaw temple' discovered in Israel: Dated to First Temple Period

"This temple was likely built around 900 B.C. and operated for a few hundred years, until its demise in the early sixth century B.C., according to Kisilevitz and her co-researcher, who wrote about it in the January/February issue of the Biblical Archaeology Review magazine." - LiveScience

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Museum of the Bible and Egypt Exploration Society Coordinate Return of Manuscripts Stolen by Esteemed Papyrologist

"With the help of photographs provided by the MOTB, the EES has so far identified thirteen texts from its collection, twelve on papyrus and one on parchment, all with biblical or related content, which are currently held by the MOTB (see the attached list). These texts were taken without authorisation from the EES." - EES

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