Archaeological sites (OT)

  1. Maps of archaeological sites relating to the Old Testament
  2. Historical Geography of the Holy Land by George A. Smith (1915)
  3. OT Archaeology
  4. General sites
  5. Acco (Ptolemais of Roman times)
  6. Achzib
  7. Ai – Et-Tell – photo gallery & links | Khirbet el-Maqatir (photo gallery) | “Locating Biblical Ai Correctly” by David Livingstone
  8. Aijalon
  9. Aphek (NT Antipatris)
  10. Arad | photo gallery & links | More photos | History, archaeology, photos
  11. Aroer
  12. Ashdod (NT Azotus) – History | Archaeology
  13. Ashkelon – Archaeology | Photo gallery & links | Tour of site
  14. Azekah
  15. Babylon – Excavations | artist’s conception of Nebuchadnezzar’s Babylon | Images, maps, architecture, etc.
  16. Beer-sheba | photo gallery & links
  17. Bethel
  18. Bethlehem (see NT arch.)
  19. Beth-shean (NT Scythopolis) | Excavations nearby
  20. Beth-shemesh (Khirbet Rumeila) | photo gallery & links
  21. Beth-zur
  22. Chinnereth
  23. Damascus | Photos | Tour of City and vicinity
  24. Dan – history | photo gallery & links
  25. Debir (Tel Rabud)
  26. Dor
  27. Dothan
  28. Dura-Europus synagogue
  29. Ebla (Tel Mardikh) – Intro. | Urban Landscape of Old Syrian Ebla (PDF, 21 pp)
  30. Eilat
  31. Ekron
  32. el-Farah
  33. Ein-gedi | Illustrated history | Excavation Report
  34. Gath (Tel es-Safi) – Intro. to Gath excavation | Gath Excavation Blog | “Goliath” inscription
  35. Gaza – Excavation of Byzantine monastery
  36. Gezer – Gezer calendar | Current excavation | photo gallery & links | Report on Macalister’s excavation – Vol. 1 | Vol. 2 | Vol. 3
  37. Gibeah (of Saul) (Tell el-Ful)
  38. Gibeon (el-Jib) – Photo gallery
  39. Gilgal | History
  40. Hammath (Ammathus)
  41. Haran (Later called Carrhae and now Harran, Turkey) – Bible Atlas from Space | Photo tour | Harran Stelae | “The Aramaeans of Haran” by E. G. H. Kraeling (from his Columbia Ph.D. diss., 1917)
  42. Hazor – Intro. | Excavation | photo gallery & links | Water system
  43. Hebron – Photo gallery (see Machpelah, Cave of)
  44. Heshbon (Hesban) – Andrews University excavations
  45. Iskander
  46. Jericho | photo gallery and links to other Jericho sites | Municipality of Jericho
  47. Jerusalem (see NT arch.)
    1. City of David (Flash tour)
    2. Jerusalem: Topography, Economics, and History from the Earliest Times to A.D. 70 by George Adam Smith (1909) **Caution: 23.68 Mb**
    3. City of David (area G)
    4. Warren’s Shaft
    5. Hezekiah’s tunnel | Siloam inscription  [TOP]
  48. Joppa
  49. Kadesh-barnea
  50. Kadesh
  51. Kedesh – The site | The excavation
  52. Kiriath-jearim
  53. Lachish | Lachish artifacts in British Museum | history of Lachish
  54. Lod (NT Lydda)
  55. Machpelah, Cave of
  56. Mahanaim
  57. Mampsis
  58. Mamre
  59. Mareshah
  60. Masada (“The Stronghold”) | photo gallery & links
  61. Medeba
  62. Megiddo | photo gallery and links | Megiddo Battle of Thutmosis III | Megiddo Expedition | Battles of Armageddon
  63. Mezad Hashavyahu
  64. Michmash
  65. Migdal
  66. Mizpah
  67. Nebo (Jebel Musa) – Photos | Excavation & more photos
  68. Nineveh – Discoveries at Nineveh by Austen Henry Layard | Another Nineveh site
  69. Persepolis
  70. Qasila – Archaeology of Qasila
  71. Qumran – The site | Intro. to Dead Sea Scrolls | A day at Qumran
  72. Rabbath-ammon (Philadelphia, modern Amman, Jordan) – History | Citadel inscription
  73. Rabbah (NT Philadelphia of the Decapolis, modern Amman, capital of Jordan)
  74. Ramah
  75. Rekem (see Petra of Hellenistic and Roman period)
  76. Rosh ha-Niqra
  77. Samaria (NT Sebaste) – Plan of Harvard excavation (1908-1910) | Harvard excavation, vol. 1 – text | Vol. 2 – plans and plates | Wikipedia article: “Samaria (ancient city)”
  78. Sharuhan (K. el-Ajjul)
  79. Shechem – Archaeology and history | photo gallery & links
  80. Shiloh – Archaeology | photo gallery and links
  81. esh-Shuna (Tell Asmar)
  82. Sidon
  83. Succoth
  84. Susa – Site and finds
  85. Timnah (Waddi Menelya)
  86. Tirzah (Aenon)
  87. Tyre
  88. Ugarit – Ugarit and Old Testament | Ras Shamra Project
  89. Ur – Intro. and treasures | Photos of artifacts
  90. Ziklag (T. esh-Sharia)
  91. Zippori (T. et-Tuyur, Sepphoris of Roman times) [TOP]
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    1. Books of Moses Genesis – Deuteronomy
    2. Books of History Joshua – Esther
    3. Books of Poetry Job – Song of Solomon
    4. Major Prophets Isaiah – Daniel
    5. Minor Prophets Hosea – Malachi