Experts question claim of ‘earliest Hebrew inscription’ on Mt. Ebal

Last year, with much public fanfare, a team of American, European, and Israeli archaeologists and Jewish history and biblical studies academics claimed in a journal that they had discovered a tiny lead object with an early Hebrew curse inscription, supposedly the earliest Hebrew inscription ever found, from the early Iron Age site of Mt. […]

Israel uncovers ancient Christian inscription from Book of Psalms

Archaeologists at the remote site of Hyrcania in the Judean Desert have unearthed a rare Byzantine Greek inscription paraphrasing a verse from the Book of Psalms. The excavation project is headed by archaeologists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Hyrcania was an ancient fortress built by Hasmonean ruler John Hyrcanus or his son Alexander […]