Tag: excavation

Philistine and Israelite Religion at Tell es-Safi/Gath

08/01 | Over the past few years, excavations at Tell es-Safi have exposed some remarkable cultic discoveries, including a horned altar. Watch excavation director Aren Maeir describe the find and its relation   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Daily Life and Practice.

Excavating Ashkelon in 2014

06/12 | Follow the first week of excavations with Dr. Tracy Hoffman on the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon in Israel.   Read more…

Posted in Digs 2014.

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

06/01 | The Jewish menorah—especially the Temple menorah, a seven-branched candelabra that stood in the Temple—is the most enduring and iconic Jewish symbol. But what did the Temple menorah actually look like?   Read more…

Posted in Image Galleries, Temple at Jerusalem.

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