Tag Archives: Biblical archaeology

Bones of John the Baptist found?

A knucklebone claimed to be of John the Baptist has been dated as first century AD by Oxford researchers. The new

dating evidence supports claims that bones found under a church floor in Bulgaria may be of the leading prophet and relative of Jesus Christ as described in the Bible.

The research by the Oxford University team will be explored in a …

Book of Nehemiah Found Among the Dead Sea Scrolls

Evidence of the book eluded scholars, until now

The celebrated Dead Sea Scrolls, first discovered in 1948 in the caves adjacent to the ancient site of Khirbet Qumran near the Dead Sea, are known to represent the earliest known texts of almost every book of the Hebrew Bible, except for two — the Book of Esther and the Book of Nehemiah. …

Archaeologists discover Queen of Sheba’s fabled mines

By Damien Gayle

British archaeologists have struck gold with a discovery that may solve the mystery of where the Queen of Sheba unearthed her fabled treasures.

According to the Bible, the ruler of Sheba, which spanned modern-day Ethiopa and Yemen, travelled to King Solomon in Jerusalem, bringing 120 talents (four-and-half tons) of gold.

What if the nails used to crucify Christ were found?

By Michael Catt

Through the years, archeologists and even the Catholic Church have discovered “relics” from the time of Christ, even dating back to the Old Testament. The most famous find was the Dead Sea Scrolls, which have been recognized as one of the greatest archeological finds in history. Other “finds” are sadly ridiculous.

There are hundreds of cathedrals that claim to …

Former astronaut’s wife convinced on location of Noah’s Ark

Mary Irwin, the wife of former Apollo 15 astronaut James Irwin, is convinced she knows the location of Noah’s Ark, after stumbling upon a lost file in her late husband’s belongings