Tag: philistines

First-Ever Philistine Cemetery Unearthed at Ashkelon

07/10 | The first and only Philistine cemetery ever discovered has been found outside the walls of ancient Ashkelon.   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Daily Life and Practice, News.

Ashkelon’s Last Hurrah

06/28 | BAR Associate Editor Megan Sauter chronicles the final season of the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeology Today.

Where Did the Philistines Come From?

05/20 | Excavators at Tell es-Safi/Gath, the site of Gath of the Philistines mentioned in the Bible, found an exceptionally well preserved horned altar reminiscent of the Israelite horned altars described in   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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