Tag: jerusalem temple

Discoveries in Mary Magdalene’s Hometown

05/03 | Following the discovery of a synagogue at Magdala on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, four ritual purification baths dating to Jesus’ time have been uncovered. These attest to   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

How Ancient Taxes Were Collected Under King Manasseh

04/01 | 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 evidence for how ancient taxes were   Read more…

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

The Royal Banquet Hall of King Herod the Great in Jerusalem

03/30 | A banqueting complex was recently identified just beside the Temple Mount. Dating to the time of King Herod the Great, it projects the splendor and comfort enjoyed by royal guests.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.


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