Tag: archaeology

Archaeologists find artifacts from Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem chronicled in Bible

Originally published in Christian News Network Archaeologists conducting a dig in Israel have uncovered artifacts and evidence confirming the Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem as chronicled in the Old Testament of the Bible. “It is very exciting to be able to excavate the material signature of any given historical event, and […]

Archaeological discoveries suggest Mary Magdalene could have been wealthy, influential woman

Mary Magdalene may not have been a poor prostitute on the street but rather a woman of wealth and influence, suggest scholars in the light of research and archaeological discoveries in her hometown, first century Magdala. These finds give insight into the environment and common life during Jesus´ period, but […]