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Did I Find King David’s Palace?

05/08 | 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.

Tour Showcases Remains of Herod’s Jerusalem Palace—Possible Site of the Trial of Jesus

03/01 | Visitors to Jerusalem’s Old City can now explore remains of King Herod’s palace, which may be where Roman governor Pontius Pilate tried and condemned Jesus of Nazareth to death.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Places, Biblical Archaeology Sites, Jerusalem, Jesus/Historical Jesus, News.

Herodium: The Tomb of King Herod Revisited

12/10 | Although Josephus states that Herod was buried at Herodium, he does not specify where. Was Herod buried in the mausoleum on the slope or in the fortress at the summit?   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.


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