Tag: ancient near east

Tarshish: Hacksilber Hoards Pinpoint Solomon’s Silver Source

01/06 | What is the location of Tarshish, the Biblical source of the Phoenician silver trade? A recent Hacksilber Project study points to Spain and Sardinia as the Biblical world’s source   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics, News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Searching for the Temple of King Solomon

01/06 | The black basalt ruins of the Iron Age temple discovered at ’Ain Dara in northern Syria offer the closest known parallel to the Temple of King Solomon in the Bible.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, Temple at Jerusalem.

What Color Was Tekhelet?

01/02 | In the Bible, a shade of blue called tekhelet was God’s chosen color for the ancient Israelites. Tekhelet drapes adorned Solomon’s Temple, and tekhelet robes were worn by Israel’s high   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Cultures, News.


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