Tag: archaeology

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 […]

Earliest-known 10 Commandments tablet auctioned for R12m

Originally published in Fox News. The earliest-known complete stone inscription of the 10 Commandments sold at auction in Beverly Hills for $850 000(R12 257 118) on Wednesday night. The 0.6m-square marble slab, described as a “national treasure” of Israel, was sold at Heritage Auctions’ public auction of ancient Biblical archaeology […]