Archaeology

Miracle of the Multiplication Mosaic Found on ‘Wrong’ Side of Sea of Galilee

"Going by Byzantine standards, the floor art in the so-called Burnt Church in Hippos-Sussita is of mediocre workmanship with regard to both the mosaic tiles and the scenery depicted... But standing amid the ruins on the windswept hilltop, there is a palpable sense of the early followers of Christ, who worshipped here with a view of almost all of Gennesaret" - Haaretz

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Archaeologists find evidence of Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem

"Shimon Gibson, co-director of the university's Mount Zion archaeological project, told CNN that the recovery of the rare piece of jewelry is the first time that archaeologists have uncovered signs of the 'elites,' appearing to confirm Biblical descriptions of Jerusalem's wealth prior to the conquest in 587-586 BC." - CNN

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Israeli Soldiers Unearth Watchtower from King Hezekiah’s Reign

"Israeli paratroopers and archaeologists announced Wednesday that they unearthed the remains of a 2,700-year-old watchtower at an undisclosed location in southern Israel. Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority say they cannot reveal the exact location for security purposes but did say that it sits on an elevated location." - Christian Headlines

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