Tag : archaeology
Fresco in Domitilla catacomb. title : 1,600-Year-Old Frescoes Depicting Early Church, Bible Scenes Uncovered in Rome’s Oldest, Most Extensive Catacomb
summary : Ancient frescoes depicting the early Christians and some scenes from the Bible were uncovered in Rome’s oldest catacomb located near the Appian Way.
date : Jun 02, 2017 08:33 AM EDT
Copper Mine title : 3,000-Year-Old Donkey Dung Provides Evidence for Existence of King Solomon’s Mines
summary : Archaeologists have finally found evidence that could prove the existence of King Solomon’s mines, and they found it in donkey dung that is thousands of years old.
date : Apr 11, 2017 01:50 PM EDT
Kiriath Jearim title : Archaeologists to Excavate Kiriath Jearim, Site Where Ark Stayed After Being Returned by Philistines
summary : For the first time in history, archaeologists will excavate Kiriath Jearim, the Biblical town of Judah where the Ark of the Covenant stayed for 20 years after being returned by the Philistines.
date : Feb 13, 2017 09:55 AM EST
Wall title : Wall from Time of King David Unearthed in Southern Israel, Could Be Evidence for Old Testament Verse
summary : Archaeologists unearthed an ancient wall in southern Israel that could provide evidence for a Biblical account described in the Old Testament.
date : Jan 28, 2017 10:54 AM EST
Edicule title : Jesus’ Tomb Uncovered for First Time in Centuries
summary : The stone slab believed to be where Jesus' body was laid to rest was uncovered by workers doing restoration work in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Israel to give way for three days of archaeological analysis.
date : Nov 01, 2016 11:39 AM EDT
title : 'Ten Commandments' Century-Old Movie Artifacts Now Emerging In California Sand Dunes
summary : Because "The Ten Commandments" movie set within California's Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes wasn't restored to its natural state, as originally planned when the movie was created in the 1920s, unanticipated relics have begun surfacing.
date : Nov 29, 2015 10:00 PM EST
Iceland title : Archaeologists Dig up Christian Cemetery in Iceland, Questioning Viking Stereotypes: ‘It’s Fascinating’
summary : History books usually portray the Vikings as Scandinavian raiders who used boats to pillage villages across Europe and enslave its inhabitants. However, a new archaeological dig in Iceland has challenged that stereotypical point of view.
date : Jul 28, 2015 02:12 PM EDT
Nimrud Destroyed by ISIS title : ISIS Destroys Ancient Iraqi City of Nimrud; U.N. Condemns Action as ‘A War Crime’
summary : The terror group known as ISIS continued its campaign of wiping out anything it considers being not compatible with its brand of Islam. Now it has taken out that fury on the ancient Iraqi city of Nimrud over the weekend.
date : Apr 13, 2015 05:55 PM EDT