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Archaeologists Find Tomb of St. Nicholas under Ancient Church in Turkey

Archaeologists Find Tomb of St. Nicholas under Ancient Church in Turkey

Archeologists reportedly found the tomb belonging to St. Nicholas, the man who inspired Santa Claus, underneath an ancient Byzantine church in Turkey.

'A Find of a Lifetime': Archaeologists Find Intact Burial Cave from Time of Exodus Pharoah, Rameses II

'A Find of a Lifetime': Archaeologists Find Intact Burial Cave from Time of Exodus Pharoah, Rameses II

Archaeologists have discovered an intact burial cave dating to the time of Ramses II, who is believed to be the pharaoh in the biblical book of Exodus.

Archaeologists Find 44 Byzantine-Era Gold Coins in Northern Israel

Archaeologists Find 44 Byzantine-Era Gold Coins in Northern Israel

Israeli archeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) uncovered 44 Byzantine gold coins in Northern Israel, providing further evidence of the Muslim conquest of the Byzantine Empire in the Levant region.

Archaeologists Discover 3,300-Year-Old Pottery Dating to Rameses and Possibly Moses: Like an 'Indiana Jones Film Set'

Archaeologists Discover 3,300-Year-Old Pottery Dating to Rameses and Possibly Moses: Like an 'Indiana Jones Film Set'

Israeli archaeologists this week unveiled what they are calling a "once-in-a-lifetime discovery" involving 3,300-year-old untouched pottery that dates to the time of Egyptian Pharaoh Rameses II and, possibly, to the time of Moses.

Israel Unveils 2,700-Year-Old Rare Document Written to 'Ishmael'

Israel Unveils 2,700-Year-Old Rare Document Written to 'Ishmael'

Israeli government officials on Friday unveiled a 2,700-year-old document dating to the time of biblical Israel that includes a common name for the period – Ishmael – and likely was circulated during the time of the Old Testament kings.

Archaeology 'Demonstrates the Reliability of the Bible,' Leading Archaeologist Says

Archaeology 'Demonstrates the Reliability of the Bible,' Leading Archaeologist Says

One of the world's top biblical archaeologists says excavations in and around Israel are affirming the reliability of Scripture and attesting to its truthfulness.

'Extraordinary Discovery': Archaeologists Unearth Ivory Referenced in 1 Kings, Amos

'Extraordinary Discovery': Archaeologists Unearth Ivory Referenced in 1 Kings, Amos

Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed rare ivory plaques dating to the time of King Solomon that would have been used to decorate furniture and are apparently what is referenced in the biblical books of 1 Kings and Amos.

1,500-Year-Old Inscription Points to Site of Apostle Peter's Home: Archaeologists

1,500-Year-Old Inscription Points to Site of Apostle Peter's Home: Archaeologists

A team of Israeli and American archaeologists has uncovered a 1,500-year-old inscription on a centuries-old basilica near the Sea of Galilee that strongly suggests the building was constructed over the home of the Apostle Peter.

Researchers Begin Excavating Burial Sites at Ruins of Early Black Church in America

Researchers Begin Excavating Burial Sites at Ruins of Early Black Church in America

Excavation work has started on graves found at the site where one of the oldest African American congregations in the U.S. once stood.

Archaeology Professor Rejects Push to Stop Classifying Human Remains as 'Male' or 'Female'

Archaeology Professor Rejects Push to Stop Classifying Human Remains as 'Male' or 'Female'

A California archaeology professor is rejecting a push from activists to omit gender identifications on ancient human remains. The activists claim that gender cannot be assigned to the remains because it is not known how the ancient humans classified themselves by gender.