Press Releases with tag "archaeology"
World War II Observation Posts Nominated for U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Archaeologist nominates World War II military observation posts at Poloa, a village in American Samoa, for the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
World War II Structures at Masefau in American Samoa Nominated for U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Military fortifications at Masefau in American Samoa, from World War II, are nominated for the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Archaeologists Discover Array of Prehistoric Stone Tools in Ancient Polynesian Structure in American Samoa.
Archaeologists excavate a prehistoric dwelling and retrieve ancient Polynesian stone tools before a building project, to repair damages by a recent tsunami, impacts the archaeological site.
New Discovery Shows Wide Use of Ancient Polynesian Pottery
Archaeologists discover evidence for ancient ceramic manufacturing and Polynesian pottery in American Samoa.
American Samoa Historic Preservation Office Implements Process Improvements
Archaeologists streamline recording of archaeological sites and historic places and improve responsiveness to government agencies to benefit construction efforts and future research.
Archaeological Site In Turkey Is The Granddaddy Of Stonehenge
While researching an archaeological site (Gobekli Tepe) in Turkey, Joe Plegge discovered that the stone pillars, similar to Stonehenge, were aligned to keep track of solar events.
Biblical Archaeology Review September/October 2012 Issue
The Biblical Archaeology Society announces its S/O 2012 issue filled cover to cover with articles discussing the Synoptic Gospels, the possible discovery of David’s Palace and much more.
Biblical Archaeology Review: January/February 2012 Issue
The January/February 2012 issue of the Biblical Archaeology Review is the “Find A Dig” issue which lists the various archaeological excavations taking place in the Holy Land. This issue also explores topics pertaining to Jerusalem’s layered pas
Petroglyphs, Ruins And The Paranormal: Reminders Of The Past
Lori Hines, author of the paranormal mystery novel, The Ancient Ones, will be doing a presentation on Native American history of The Four Corners and Arizona, rock art basics and the Star Nations theory at The Alpha Book Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
Alleged Noah’s Ark Discovery Confronts Attacks and Bias
Archaeologist reports ancient sites on Mount Ararat in Turkey are being defamed and archaeologists harassed because of an alleged association with Noah’s ark.
New Support for Alleged Noah’s Ark Discovery
Professional archaeologist states there is scientific merit to discovery associated with the legendary ark of Noah.
14th Annual Bible & Archaeology Fest
The Biblical Archaeology Society is excited to announce the 14th Annual Bible and Archaeology Fest to be held in San Francisco this November. The latest information on Bible and archaeology scholarship will be explored by the 20 scholars speaking thi
HDS Professor Receives Funding from Battelle Memorial Institute
Laura Salah Nasrallah, Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Harvard Divinity School, has received funding from the Battelle Memorial Institute to organize a symposium.
Mysteries Unveiled Through The Origins Of The Dead Sea Scrolls
BAR’s September/October issue clarifies new mysteries from the biblical world; including the location of one of Jesus’ miracles, and who were the last possessors of the Dead Sea Scrolls?
Tomb of St. Philip, One of the Twelve Apostles, Discovered in Turkey
Professor Francesco D’Andria has discovered the tomb of one of the twelve apostles; St. Philip and discusses this find in the current issue of the Biblical Archaeology Review. This article explores the history of the saint and continues into the t
Past Preservers Teams Up With Crimson Bamboo
NEW YORK CITY and CAIRO, Past Preservers and Crimson Bamboo LLC announced today that they would be teaming up to develop tours for Rama, Crimson Bamboo’s flagship augmented reality app for iPhone.
BAR Interviews Zahi Hawass, Egypt’s Infamous Antiquities Chief
BAR editor Hershel Shanks sat down with Zahi Hawass, Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, days before the protests broke out for an exclusive interview to discuss how Egyptian archaeology can help illuminate Biblical history.
Giant Israeli Corporation H.Y. Group Acquires 50-Percent Ownership of Sites & Photos
Sites & Photos, the world's largest photo and video supplier devoted only to Archaeology, Architecture and Ancient Art, announced today that H.Y. Group, one of Israel's leading corporations, has acquired 50-percent ownership in the company.
Biblical Archaeology Review Announces Its March/April 2011 Issue
The recently released Passover and Easter issue of the Biblical Archaeology Review has a focus on the Holy Christ. From revolt coins minted on the Temple Mount to Solomon’s Temple to other fascinating issues from the Holy Land, readers will have a
Archaeological Dig Excavation Opportunities and Scholarships for Volunteers
Excavate ancient archaeological sites in Israel and Jordan. Scholarships available for archaeology dig volunteers through the Biblical Archaeology Society.
Biblical Archaeology Society Website’s Book Review Section Revamped
The Biblical Archaeology Society has completely recreated the book review section on the website. Read about what top Bible and archaeology scholars think of many books.
– New York Times Article Praises Biblical Archaeology Review Editor Hershel Shanks and His New Autobiography
Hershel Shanks, founder and editor of Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR), has written his autobiography, about which The New York Times has just published an article. The article credits Shanks and BAR with liberating the Dead Sea Scrolls and, more im
Biblical Archaeology Society’s “Best of BAR” awards
The Biblical Archaeology Society announces in its January/February 2010 issue of the Biblical Archaeology Review the winning articles of the 2009 “Best of BAR” awards for article pertaining to the subject of Biblical studies and archaeology.
Biblical Archaeology Review’s 2010 Dig Issue
The Biblical Archaeology Society announces its January/February 2010 Dig issue of BAR which highlights volunteer opportunities for interested archaeologists throughout Europe and the Middle East.