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A Crusader Town Emerges Under an Old Israeli Port, Workers Prepare...

ACRE, ISRAEL (AP).- Off the track beaten by most Holy Land tourists lies one of the richest archaeological sites in a country full of them: the walled port of Acre, where the busy alleys of an Ottoman-era town cover a uniquely intact Crusader city now ...

A Crusader Town Emerges Under an Old Israeli Port, Workers Prepare...

ACRE, ISRAEL (AP).- Off the track beaten by most Holy Land tourists lies one of the richest archaeological sites in a country full of them: the walled port of Acre, where the busy alleys of an Ottoman-era town cover a uniquely intact Crusader city now ...

Library of Birmingham Boosted by Important 19th Century Photography Collection

BIRMINGHAM.- A collection of rare photographs from the first photography commission for a Royal trip abroad has been purchased by Birmingham Library and Archive Services. Taken by the pioneering British photographer Francis Bedford (1816-1894), they ch...

Library of Birmingham Boosted by Important 19th Century Photography Collection

BIRMINGHAM.- A collection of rare photographs from the first photography commission for a Royal trip abroad has been purchased by Birmingham Library and Archive Services. Taken by the pioneering British photographer Francis Bedford (1816-1894), they ch...

Film by Investigator Simcha Jacobovici Claims Discovery of Nails from Jesus’s...

JERUSALEM (REUTERS).- Could two of the nails used to crucify Jesus have been discovered in a 2,000-year-old tomb in Jerusalem? And could they have mysteriously disappeared for 20 years, only to turn up by chance in a Tel Aviv laboratory? That is the pr...

Controversial Egypt Diplomat’s Rare Copy of Roberts ‘Holy Land’ for Sale...

LONDON.- A very fine and extremely rare hand-coloured copy of the six-volume ‘The Holy Land’ by David Roberts is for auction at Bonhams sale of Printed Books and Manuscripts in London on 22 March. It is estimated at £70,000- 90,000. The vol...

Getty Villa Announces Exhibition that Presents Early Photographs of the Holy...

LAS ANGELES, CA.- In Search of Biblical Lands: From Jerusalem to Jordan in 19th-Century Photography on view at the Getty Villa from March 2 through September 12, 2011, features some of the first photographic images of the eastern margins of the Mediter...

Ehud Netzer, Israeli Archaeologist Known for Excavating King Herod’s Winter Palace,...

JERUSALEM (AP).- Ehud Netzer, an Israeli archaeologist best known for excavating King Herod's winter palace and discovering the monarch's tomb there, has died after falling at the site this week. He was 76. Netzer led numerous high-profile digs over d...

Ehud Netzer, Israeli Archaeologist Known for Excavating King Herod’s Winter Palace,...

JERUSALEM (AP).- Ehud Netzer, an Israeli archaeologist best known for excavating King Herod's winter palace and discovering the monarch's tomb there, has died after falling at the site this week. He was 76. Netzer led numerous high-profile digs over d...

Archaeologists In Israel Find Theater Box at Herod’s Palace

JERUSALEM (AP).- Israeli archaeologists have excavated a lavish, private theater box in a 400-seat facility at King Herod's winter palace in the Judean desert, the team's head said Tuesday. Ehud Netzer of Jerusalem's Hebrew University said the room pro...

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