Tag: Ehud Netzer

Herodium: The Tomb of King Herod Revisited

05/02 | Although Josephus states that Herod was buried at Herodium, he does not specify where. Was he buried in the mausoleum on the slope or in the fortress at the summit?   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Not Fit for a King?

10/23 | Two Israeli archaeologists suggest that Herod’s tomb from Herodium, on display at the Israel Museum, may not have belonged to the megalomaniac king.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works, Biblical Archaeology Places, News, People in the Bible.

Hidden from View

07/02 | The Roman siege of Jerusalem during the First Jewish Revolt in the first century A.D. forced many of the city’s residents into starvation. For the first time, evidence possibly connected   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem, News.

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