Tag: israel finkelstein

2,200-Year-Old Duck-Shaped Shovel Unearthed in Ancient Galilee

12/10 | A Hellenistic-period bronze incense shovel whose handle is shaped like the head and neck of a duck was discovered during excavations just west of the Sea of Galilee in northern   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Daily Life and Practice.

Did I Find King David’s Palace?

12/08 | Excavator Eilat Mazar describes finding what she believes to be King David’s Palace in Jerusalem. Originally published in the January/February 2006 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review.   Read more…

Posted in Hebrew Bible, Jerusalem, People in the Bible.

The Tel Dan Inscription: The First Historical Evidence of King David from the Bible

12/08 | Few modern Biblical archaeology discoveries have attracted as much attention as the Tel Dan inscription—writing on a ninth-century B.C. stone slab (or stela) that furnished the first historical evidence of   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, Biblical Artifacts, Inscriptions.


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