Caiaphas Ossuary In 1990 a startling discovery was made that shook biblical scholars and archaeologists alike. In the Peace Forest section of Jerusalem was discovered a burial cave containing twelve ossuaries, one of them being none other than that of Caiaphas, the high priest who presided at the trial of Jesus. This amazing discovery provides us with a powerful historical connection to the events described in the Gospels.
Archaeologists once boasted that the Bible was full of errors because no independent, historic evidence had been found to confirm the Bible’s claims. But a slew of astounding discoveries has put a damper on their boasting.
From a massive structure beneath the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea Scrolls to a palace that may have been used by King David, archaeological discoveries abound in the Holy Land, a place of great religious importance.
Archaeological find: the priestly blessing of Numbers 6:24-26
Archaeological find: the priestly blessing of Numbers 6:24-26 « New Epistles. ... It is the oldest extra-biblical reference to YHWH. These silver scrolls date back to 7th century BCE; furthermore, the Hebrew writing style is distinct to 7th c. BCE. This dating means that these scrolls are 500 years older than the Dead Sea scrolls, and the oldest extra-biblical verses from the First Temple period (or when Solomon’s temple still stood on the Jerusalem mountain). At Ketef Hinnom, sw…
A major archaeological find has thrown new light on the history of ancient Iraq, and has revealed the home of the biblical Abraham. Iraq has a wealth of archaeological sites. The Four Pillars are part of an ancient Zoroastrian archaeological site near Dohuk Dam.
The pattern is based on the original Skjoldehamn hood, an archaeological find at Skjoldehamn (Skjold harbour) on the Norwegian island of Andøya, dated from between 995 to 1029 CE. This hood is made of a cream wool, and is entirely hand-sewn with a matching wool thread. I have included decorative stitching around the edges, as well as contrasting embroidery on the front panel in deep red/burgundy wool thread.
One of the most valuable archaeological finds discovered at Albenga is a great dish cobalt blue, found intact, made with a mold, but embellished with grinding, carving and then sanding the wheel, found in a tomb of the second century AD.
Top 10 archaeological finds of all time after discovery of skeleton of Richard III
6. Archaeological Finds Archaeologists once boasted that the Bible was full of errors because no independent, historic evidence had been found to confirm the Bible’s claims. But a slew of astounding discoveries has put a damper on their boasting.