Tag: kosher laws

You Are What You Eat: The Israelite Diet and Archaeology

11/14 | Pigs weren’t part of the Israelite diet. Therefore if you are excavating and find lots of pig bones at your site, it can’t be Israelite—or can it? A new survey   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

Fruit in the Bible

09/29 | Seeds and fruit remains are exciting discoveries for archaeologists and they provide radiocarbon data to help date buried strata. Fruit also plays an important role in the Biblical narrative.   Read more…

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Jewish Purification: Stone Vessel Workshop Discovered in Galilee

08/25 | An excavation at a cave in Galilee has uncovered what may be a 2,000-year-old stone vessel production center. In the first century C.E., Jews commonly used stone vessels in observance   Read more…

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