Bible Discoveries in the News

Author of 10th-century Hebrew Biblical Text is Identified

The author of a 10th-century collection of scriptures has been identified as the same scribe who wrote the the earliest known complete copy of the Hebrew Bible. The finding could influence future translations of the Hebrew Scriptures, also known as the Old Testament, according to a news release from Tyndale House, Cambridge, which published the …

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Archaeologists Have Discovered Well Preserved Structures That Date Back to the Time of King Solomon

There are people that believe that the legendary mines of King Solomon were situated amid copper smelting camps found in Israel’s Timna Valley. The barren conditions at Timna have resulted in the amazing preservation of 3,000-year-old organic materials. This has provided Tel Aviv University archaeologists with an exclusive window into the practices and culture of …

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Rome Is Almost Ready To Open Its Ancient Jewish Catacombs

Soon, when Americans head to Rome, there will be a new archaeological treasure to check out among the city’s varied offerings — underground burial chambers containing the remains of Jews from the Roman Empire. “There is a world to be discovered down there,” Claudio Procaccio, cultural director for the city’s Jewish community, told the Wall …

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