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Bible History Daily is a publication of the Biblical Archaeology Society.Catch up on the week’s articles from Bible History Daily.

Bible History Daily's Week in Review

December 31, 2011  
FEATURED ARTICLES

Roman Jerusalem’s Eastern Cardo Discovered

At the edge of the Western Wall plaza in Jerusalem, archaeology is revealing layers of the ancient city, including the eastern Jerusalem cardo from Aelia Capitolina of the Roman period.

How Eilat Mazar Discovered Solomon’s Wall

Eilat Mazar’s new book chronicles her career from its beginnings to her recent discovery of King Solomon‘s wall at the Ophel in Jerusalem, near the City of David.

Explore the Archaeology of David and Solomon’s Jerusalem at the ASOR/BAS Seminar

This January 13-15 at the ASOR/BAS Seminar on Biblical Archaeology in Orlando, Florida, ASOR’s Andrew Vaughn will present the archaeological data for Iron Age Jerusalem, which the Bible describes as the neutral capital of David and Solomon’s United Monarchy.

Learn About Dramatic New Jerusalem Discoveries with Our Free eBook

In our free eBook Ten Top Biblical Archaeology Discoveries, Jane Cahill West describes the archaeological evidence for early Jerusalem, including the monumental Stepped-Stone Structure, the largest Iron Age structure ever discovered in Israel.

NEWS

Byzantine Bathhouse Unearthed Near Jerusalem

Archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority have discovered a large, well-preserved Byzantine-era bathhouse in the Judean foothills about 20 miles west of Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Seal Gives Evidence for Temple Ritual

Archaeologists surveying the southwestern corner of the Temple Mount have found a button-sized, first-century C.E. seal inscribed in Aramaic with the phrase “pure for God.”

New Index Helps Unravel Talmud’s Mysteries

A new, user-friendly index to the Talmud known as HaMafteach allows readers to easily search the wide-ranging content of the massive sixth-century collection of rabbinic thought.

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