A very detailed zoomable map of archaeological sites in Israel and neighboring areas, high resolution maps of the Persian Empire, Jerusalem at the time of Jesus, the Roman Empire in 116CE and in 150CE, reproduction of the Madaba Mosaic Map.
The Inscriptions of Israel/Palestine project seeks to collect and make accessible over the Web all of the previously published inscriptions (and their English translations) of Israel/Palestine from the Persian period through the Islamic conquest (ca. 500 BCE - 640 CE).
Provides a fascinating virtual tour of the Kh. Qumran site with reconstruction of the ancient buildings, background material, extensive bibliographies, links to articles available online, bulletin board and announcements.