Tag: qeiyafa

The Doorways of Solomon’s Temple

05/11 | In the Bible, the inner shrine of Solomon’s Temple is described as having five mezuzot. What are they? The question has puzzled Biblical scholars for centuries. Does a recently discovered   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, Hebrew Bible, Temple at Jerusalem.

Precursor to Paleo-Hebrew Script Discovered in Jerusalem

05/05 | Alan Millard examines the Proto-Canaanite script of the earliest alphabetic text ever found in Jerusalem. What can it tell us about literacy during the time of David and Solomon?   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.

Biblical Sha’arayim: Khirbet Qeiyafa’s Second Gate Discovered

01/05 | Excavations at Khirbet Qeiyafa have uncovered a second city gate from the 10th century B.C.E., the time of King David’s reign. No other site from this period has more than   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.


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