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. Carchemish
  23. Chinnereth
  24. Damascus | Photos | Tour of City and vicinity
  25. Dan – history | photo gallery & links
  26. Debir (Tel Rabud)
  27. Dor
  28. Dothan
  29. Dura-Europus synagogue
  30. Ebla (Tel Mardikh) – Intro. | Urban Landscape of Old Syrian Ebla (PDF, 21 pp)
  31. Eilat
  32. Ekron
  33. el-Farah
  34. Ein-gedi | Illustrated history | Excavation Report
  35. Gath (Tel es-Safi) – Intro. to Gath excavation | Gath Excavation Blog | “Goliath” inscription
  36. Gaza – Excavation of Byzantine monastery
  37. Gezer – Gezer calendar | Current excavation | photo gallery & links | Report on Macalister’s excavation – Vol. 1 | Vol. 2 | Vol. 3
  38. Gibeah (of Saul) (Tell el-Ful)
  39. Gibeon (el-Jib) – Photo gallery
  40. Gilgal | History
  41. Hammath (Ammathus)
  42. 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)
  43. Hazor – Intro. | Excavation | photo gallery & links | Water system
  44. Hebron – Photo gallery (see Machpelah, Cave of)
  45. Heshbon (Hesban) – Andrews University excavations
  46. Iskander
  47. Jericho | photo gallery and links to other Jericho sites | Municipality of Jericho
  48. 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]
  49. Joppa
  50. Kadesh-barnea
  51. Kadesh
  52. Kedesh – The site | The excavation
  53. Kiriath-jearim
  54. Lachish | Lachish artifacts in British Museum | history of Lachish
  55. Lod (NT Lydda)
  56. Machpelah, Cave of
  57. Mahanaim
  58. Mampsis
  59. Mamre
  60. Mareshah
  61. Masada (“The Stronghold”) | photo gallery & links
  62. Medeba
  63. Megiddo | photo gallery and links | Megiddo Battle of Thutmosis III | Megiddo Expedition | Battles of Armageddon
  64. Mezad Hashavyahu
  65. Michmash
  66. Migdal
  67. Mizpah
  68. Nebo (Jebel Musa) – Photos | Excavation & more photos
  69. Nineveh – Discoveries at Nineveh by Austen Henry Layard | Another Nineveh site
  70. Persepolis
  71. Qasila – Archaeology of Qasila
  72. Qumran – The site | Intro. to Dead Sea Scrolls | A day at Qumran
  73. Rabbath-ammon (Philadelphia, modern Amman, Jordan) – History | Citadel inscription
  74. Rabbah (NT Philadelphia of the Decapolis, modern Amman, capital of Jordan)
  75. Ramah
  76. Rekem (see Petra of Hellenistic and Roman period)
  77. Rosh ha-Niqra
  78. Samaria (NT Sebaste) – Plan of Harvard excavation (1908-1910) | Harvard excavation, vol. 1 – text | Vol. 2 – plans and plates | Wikipedia article: “Samaria (ancient city)”
  79. Sharuhan (K. el-Ajjul)
  80. Shechem – Archaeology and history | photo gallery & links
  81. Shiloh – Archaeology | photo gallery and links
  82. esh-Shuna (Tell Asmar)
  83. Sidon
  84. Succoth
  85. Susa – Site and finds | Detailed information
  86. Timnah (Waddi Menelya)
  87. Tirzah (Aenon)
  88. Tyre
  89. Ugarit – Ugarit and Old Testament | Ras Shamra Project
  90. Ur – Treasures from the Royal Tombs | Royal cemetery of Ur | Ziggurat at Ur | Sargonic texts in the Louvre (plates start on p. 171)
  91. Ziklag (T. esh-Sharia)
  92. Zippori (T. et-Tuyur, Sepphoris of Roman times) [TOP]
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    2. Books of History Joshua – Esther
    3. Books of Poetry Job – Song of Solomon
    4. Major Prophets Isaiah – Daniel
    5. Minor Prophets Hosea – Malachi