Building Göbekli Tepe

Full View of a Göbekli Tepe Temple Illustration by Fernando Baptista The cover story of the June 2011 National Geographic magazine features the extraordinary archaeological site of Göbekli Tepe in southern Turkey. Built some 11,600 years ago, it is revolutionizing theories on the development of agriculture, religion, and civilization. In the article, author Charles C. Mann writes, "Göbekli Tepe …

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Elite Canaanite Burial Discovered in the Jezreel Valley

Bible and archaeology news  Robin Ngo   •  04/11/2014   The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has announced the discovery of a 3,300-year-old anthropoid coffin with Egyptianizing features near Tel Shadud in the Jezreel Valley. The excavation was led by IAA archaeologists Dr. Edwin van den Brink, Dan Kirzner and Dr. Ron Be’eri.   The find dates to …