For an update on the current state of theorizing about the DDS (Dead Sea Scraps) . . . Good to see that monolithic theories are fading . . .
Restored, but still in danger … the saga of the Holy Sepulchre. This article has good photos and a history of the site.
I expect some wonderful and interesting discoveries from the oldest Christian library never disrupted by raids or war.
Ramses is sometimes identified as the pharaoh of the Exodus, but his date is too late for standard Biblical chronology. The carving seems amazing.
This long overdue project is supposed to be finished by Easter . . . a great improvement for those who visit the site. Whether it is the exact site of the burial of Jesus is, of course, uncertain. It proximity is highly likely.