Nazareth First Century Living History Museum

From Megiddo we crossed the Jezreel Valley toward the northeast and came to Nazareth.     There we visited a first-century living history museum. Here is what my 11yo granddaughter// reported after her visit there: “I liked it when the weaver turned wool into thread. I also liked petting and feeding the goats. Also, the […]

Did You Know There’s a National Dictionary Day?

        It must be true, I heard it on the radio yesterday. National Dictionary Day. Who besides me would celebrate their dictionary? Maybe I’m not the only one after all! Here’s a post from August 16, 2016, to prove I could legitimately be a member of the dictionary celebraters anonymous. “Don’t you […]

Ancient History: At the Beach!

CAESAREA MARITIMA Mon June 19 We went to Cesarea Maritima on the coast.         Not Cesarea Philippi in the north at the foot of Mt. Hermon.               At C.M. we saw the place of Herod’s man-made harbor where St. Paul as a prisoner boarded a ship […]

Mystery in Canaan Again: A Female Ruler in Bet Shemesh?

  Bet Shemesh Our nine neophyte archaeologists enjoyed a week of digging at Shiloh the week before. It was the last week of a four-week dig conducted by Associates of Biblical Research. Now, as promised, we have a week of touring the major archaeological sites and historical sights of Israel. And we might even cite a […]

All Cleaned & Scrubbed: Returning from Mars!

MT SCOPUS PHOTO OP Sun, June 18. All cleaned and scrubbed and after sleeping in for the first time in over a week, our whole family went to Mt. Scopus to take pictures of family and of the five cousins with the Temple Mount and Old Jerusalem in the background. My granddaughter and I have an […]

  • September 21, 2017
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Murder Mystery found in Archaeology!

On our trip to Israel in 2010 our Palestinian tour guide took us to the traditional site still noted as Ai in modern tourist information. An archaeological dig at this tell proved  Garstang’s chosen site could not be Ai. Did not burn at any approximate time related to Joshua’s account, or was not inhabited at the […]

“Lack of Evidence” Does Not Prove Your Point

We are so excited to be invited to this event  featuring a large exhibit of the most important artifacts discovered at Khirbet el Maqatir in all the years of digging by Associates of Biblical Research. (See Dr. Scott’s article, “Biblical Arhaeology Meets the Hatfields and McCoys.” We were privileged to participate in the dig in […]