Tag: israel and judah

Biblical Sidon—Jezebel’s Hometown

06/19 | The city of Sidon on the coast of modern Lebanon is mentioned 38 times in the Hebrew Bible. Recent excavations have exposed part of the ancient Canaanite—and later Phoenician—city, including   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Ancient Cookware from the Levant: An Ethnoarchaeological Perspective

06/14 | Cynthia Shafer-Elliott reviews “Ancient Cookware from the Levant: An Ethnoarchaeological Perspective” by Gloria London.   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.

High Places, Altars and the Bamah

04/23 | The open-air altar shrine, called a bamah (plural bamot), is known through several books of the Biblical canon. Often referred to as “high places” in translations of the Bible, bamot   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Biblical Archaeology Topics, Hebrew Bible.


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