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Biblical Archaeology in 2011: Marching On 2/2/2012 - by Brian Janeway PhD (c)

In a continuing series of articles, I have highlighted the Annual Meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research, or ASOR, in order to bring to ABR’s readers some of the latest research from the lands of the Bible and to demonstrate that, despite premature reports of its demise, archaeology relating to the Scriptures is very much alive and well. Last year the conference was held in San Francisco between Nov 23–26, 2011 and featured presentations by over 400 scholars on a very wide range of subjects, from prehistoric to Islamic times, and concerning work done in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Cyprus, and more.

Old Testament King Discovered? 2/11/2011 - by Brian Janeway PhD (c)

What if we reported that an ancient king from the Old Testament, an ally of King David, had been discovered? That we were in possession of a group of his inscriptions? Indeed, that his capital city had been located and intensive excavations were ongoing there to uncover his lost kingdom? Few things are certain in archaeology, and these facts are far from proven, but evidence for a long-lost kingdom is coalescing around a ruined city in southeast Turkey, not far from the biblical city of Antioch (Acts 11).

Tel Ta'yinat 4/5/2006 - by Brian Janeway PhD (c)

The University of Toronto began excavations at Tel Ta'yinat in southeast Turkey during the summer of 2004. A four-man team, led by Dr. Tim Harrison, worked at securing an excavation permit and completing an extensive and detailed topographic survey...

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