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About RADRitmeyer Archaeological Design began in 1983, producing posters and booklets as a response to the demand for educational materials on the subject of Biblical Archaeology. Since then, it has not only greatly expanded its product range, but grown into a firm that offers consultancy on archaeological background and illustration to groups as diverse as Hollywood movie companies, National Geographic, the ESV Study Bible and the new GLO Bible study computer program.
- Going up and coming down from the Antonia Fortress on the Temple Mount
- Excavations in the northern part of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem
- The Date of the Destruction of the Western Wall of the Temple Mount
- The Western Wall was not destroyed by an earthquake!
- Where on the Temple Mount was Jesus during Hanukkah?
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The Temple Mount Sifting Project reported a significant improvement of the enforcement and supervision of the Israeli Antiquities laws on the Temple Mount. The Old City and the Temple Mount are part of the archaeological zone, in which no excavations are allowed … Continue reading
The IAA has released a great free app to teach children about the archaeology of Israel. As parents who have always encouraged our children (now grown up and leading their own tours to Israel and the surrounding Bible Lands) to get … Continue reading
Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin of israelnews.com report that the Jordanian Waqf is assembling a generator on the Temple Mount without permits. This was revealed by architect Gideon Harlap in a special Arutz Sheva interview: The Jordanian Waqf continues to build illegally … Continue reading
The Temple Mount has been in turmoil recently. Every day there is some news about violence between Jews and Muslims on the Holy Mount. And the tourists are caught in the middle. Ynetnews published an article today called “Powder keg on … Continue reading
On April 24, 2014, the award ceremony of the Irene Levi-Sala Book prize will take place at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva on the occasion of the Irene Levi-Sala Annual Research Seminar. The Irene Levi-Sala Book prize … Continue reading
I was alerted by Zachi Dvira of The Temple Mount Sifting Project to new excavation activities on the Temple Mount: Recently, the ground level near the new generator room north of the raised platform was lowered by one foot. This … Continue reading
Haaretz newspaper carried an article today by Nir Hasson, reporting on the seventh annual conference, “Innovations in Archaeology in Jerusalem and the Surrounding Area”. During that conference, two archaeologists, Joseph Patrich and Benny Arubas challenged Ehud Netzer’s identification of Herod’s … Continue reading
Pluto’s Gate Uncovered in Turkey: Italian archaeologist Francesco D’Andria said: A “gate to hell” has emerged from ruins in southwestern Turkey, Italian archaeologists have announced. Known as Pluto’s Gate — Ploutonion in Greek, Plutonium in Latin — the cave was celebrated … Continue reading
Nadav Shragav wrote an interesting article, called Discarding History, about the continued destruction of the Temple Mount. Not only are archaeological artefacts removed and dumped, but also the walls of the Temple Mount continue to be damaged by the construction work … Continue reading
If you plan to visit Jerusalem in 2013, you should go to the Israel Museum and see what promises to be a fascinating exhibition on King Herod the Great that will run from February till October. CNN put up this video: … Continue reading