Archaeological Discoveries

Archaeologists are continually making discoveries that verify the people and places in the Bible.

  • Israeli student finds rare ancient coin of King Agrippa

     

    January 30, 2019  A student found a rare Second Temple-era coin with the words "King Agrippa" engraved in it. Herod ruled from 41-44 AD and is named in Acts 12. He imprisoned Peter and had James killed.


  • July 3, 2019  Archaeologists have revealed mosaics depicting Noah’s Ark, the parting of the Red Sea, Jonah and the fish, the Tower of Babel, two spies sent by Moses, and Samson.

  • Mosaic of Jonah Being Swallowed (Jonah 1:15-17)

    This mosaic was found in a fifth century synagogue in Israel.

  • Mosaic of Parting the Red Sea (Exodus 14:16-28)

    This mosaic was found in a fifth century synagogue in Israel.

  • Mosaic of Tower of Babel (Genesis 11:1-9)

    This mosaic was found in a fifth century synagogue in Israel.

  • Mosaic of Samson Carrying Gate (Judges 16:3)

    This mosaic was found in a fifth century synagogue in Israel. 

  • Mosaic of Spies Carrying Grapes on a Pole (Numbers 13:23)

    This mosaic was found in a fifth century synagogue in Israel.