Tag: Ophel in Jerusalem

The Ophel Treasure

09/09 | A striking cache, including a gold medallion inscribed with a menorah, shofar (ram’s horn) and a Torah scroll, was found at the foot of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, Jerusalem, News.

Video: Inside the 2012 Ophel Excavations

01/15 | The Ophel in Jerusalem sits at the heart of Biblical archaeology. The site’s rich research history stretches back to Charles Warren in the 1860s, and the Ophel continues to yield   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

The Discovery of King Solomon’s Wall—A Personal Account

12/21 | Eilat Mazar’s new book chronicles her career from its beginnings with her grandfather, famed Israeli archaeologist Benjamin Mazar, to her discovery of King Solomon’s wall at the Ophel in Jerusalem,   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works, Daily.

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