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15th Century BC Destruction Layer at Joshua's Ai

Khirbet el Maqatir: A Border Fortress in the Highlands of Canaan

Is It Time to Throw Away Your Bible? A Roundtable Discussion: Joshua and the Battle of Ai

Watch video footage of the Discovery of the 15th century BC Scarab at Khirbet el-Maqatir.

Ritual Purity at Khirbet el-Maqatir's First Century Village

Discovery of a Baptistry in the Monastery at Khirbet el-Maqatir

Part 1

Part 2

Is the Bible wrong about the City of Ai in Joshua 7-8?

A Series of Short Clips from the 2012 Excavation Season

ABR Director of Development Henry Smith explains the work at Khirbet el-Maqatir in this TV interview from 2011.

ABR Director of Development Henry Smith explains the work at Khirbet el-Maqatir in this TV interview. (Time: 13:45 to 21:45)

Excavation Timelapse from the 2010 Season, created and filmed by Nathan Lundquist.

Dr. Bryant Wood discusses his extensive research pertaining to Joshua 7-8 in this eight part video presentation from 2008.

The Byzantine Monastery at Khirbet el-Maqatir

Dr. Scott Stripling briefly explains the work being done on the Byzantine Monastery at Khirbet el-Maqatir. The Byzantines were infamous for building churches at sites where they believe significant Biblical events took place. Could this Monastery be here because this is where the Israelites defeated the King of Ai and his army in Joshua 7-8?

Video produced by volunteer Roy Crase from the 2010 excavation season.

Footage from the square supervised by Dr. Eugene Merrill of Dallas Theological Seminary, 2011.

Short clips from the 2011 Excavation season.

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