Tag: Gihon spring

How Ancient Taxes Were Collected Under King Manasseh

06/01 | Discovered during the Temple Mount Sifting Project, this seventh-century B.C.E. clay bulla inscribed in paleo-Hebrew script with the phrase “Gibeon, for the king” provides new evidence for how ancient taxes   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Daily Life and Practice, Inscriptions.

Canaanite Fortress Discovered in the City of David

04/07 | Excavations around the Gihon Spring in the City of David have uncovered a massive 3,800-year-old fortress.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, News.

King David’s Tomb–A Closer Look

10/09 | The Hebrew Bible makes it clear that King David and his successors were buried somewhere on the narrow ridge of the City of David near the Gihon Spring where the   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.


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