When it comes to the hotly debated field of Biblical archaeology, the specialists who arduously excavate within the countries or ancient sites referred to in the Bible often uncover archaeological finds that broaden our knowledge of the world as it existed in ancient times. It goes without saying that these finds usually lead to intense interest from the media and severe scrutiny from historians and fellow archaeologists alike, as the need for unbiased reporting remains crucial to each find.
Though most of today’s key Biblical archaeology finds are the result of years of structured and meticulous excavation, some are occasionally uncovered only through sheer luck and the persistence of the archaeologists themselves.
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