Are the Bible's Stories True? Archaeology's Evidence

ARCHAEOLOGY SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON MOSES, KING DAVID, THE EXODUS AND WHETHER JOSHUA REALLY FIT THE BATTLE OF JERICHO

In another part of the world, it would have been a straightforward public-works project. A highway was too narrow to handle the increasing flow of traffic, so the authorities brought in heavy equipment to widen it. Partway through the job, however, a road-leveling tractor uncovered the opening to a cave no one knew was there. Work came to an immediate halt, and within hours a scientific swat team descended on the site to study it.

That's the law in Israel, where civilization goes back at least 5,000 years and where a major archaeological find could be lurking under any given square...