Tag: First Temple Period

Judean Pillar Figurines

08/21 | In “JPFs: More Questions than Answers” in the September/October 2014 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, Robert Deutsch provides an overview of Judean pillar figurines.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

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.

First Temple Period Inscription May Preserve Biblical Name

08/21 | A ceramic bowl with an inscription that may allude to a Biblical figure was recently uncovered among thousands of First Temple period pottery sherds, clay lamps and figurines near Jerusalem’s   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions, Jerusalem, News.

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