Tag: ophel

Did I Find King David’s Palace?

12/08 | 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.

King Hezekiah in the Bible: Royal Seal of Hezekiah Comes to Light

12/03 | For the first time, the royal seal of King Hezekiah in the Bible has been found in an archaeological excavation.   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, Inscriptions, Jerusalem, News, People in the Bible.

The Ophel Treasure

09/01 | 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.


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