Tag: Jewish Tombstones

Jewish Worship, Pagan Symbols

08/24 | Ein Harod is a spring that rises in the valley of Jezreel at the foot of Mt. Gilboa. Gideon gathered his men there to sort out the good soldiers from   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

Ancient Gravestone Epitaphs Give Insight into Early Jews and Christians

03/01 | In “Tales from Tombstones” in the March/April 2012 issue of BAR, two scholars expert in interpreting the gravestone epitaphs and iconography—Professor Steven Fine and Kalliope I. Kritikakou-Nikolaropoulou—provide separate discussions of   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.

Ancient World’s Largest Cemetery Identified at Biblical Zoar (Ancient Zoora)

02/28 | At the southeastern end of the Dead Sea, nestled between the salt-encrusted shores of the sea and the dark, foreboding slopes of the Transjordanian highlands, lies Biblical Zoar (ancient Zoora   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

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