Tag: Mesopotamia

The Edomite Stronghold of Sela

08/12 | In one of the Old Testament’s colder and more brutal episodes, King Amaziah of Judah (c. 801–783 B.C.E.), after having slain nearly 10,000 Edomites in battle near the southern end   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, People in the Bible.

Lilith

08/11 | In most manifestations of her myth, Lilith represents chaos, seduction and ungodliness. Yet, in her every guise, Lilith has cast a spell on humankind. Who is Lilith in the Bible?   Read more…

Posted in People in the Bible.

World’s Oldest Accounting System Withstood Invention of Writing

07/16 | Clay tokens discovered in a first millennium B.C. administrative building at Ziyaret Tepe in Turkey suggest that the token system was not rendered obsolete with the development of writing, as   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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