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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 […]

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 […]

  • 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 […]