Tag: Israel Exploration Journal

Have the Tombs of the Kings of Judah Been Found?: A Response

09/21 | In a 1987 issue of BAR, Hershel Shanks presented a summary of Amos Kloner’s 1986 article in which the Israeli archaeologist argues that the burial caves at the Dominican   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Miriam Tadmor (1926–2009)

02/20 | Miriam Tadmor, archaeologist and curator emeritus of the Israel Museum, died on November 12, 2009. She was 83 years old.

Born Miriam Skura, she studied archaeology under Benjamin Mazar and earned   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works.

Fit for a Queen: Jezebel’s Royal Seal

05/01 | Back to Scholars Debate “Jezebel” Seal

[caption id="attachment_18769" align="alignright" width="239" caption="© The Israel Museum, Jerusalem/Courtesy Israel Antiquities Authority Belonging to a queen? Elaborately decorated with symbols and letters, this stone seal   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.

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