Tag: solomon

Tel Burna 2015: The Iron II Fortifications in Areas A1 and B2

07/22 | Tel Burna excavation staff member Chris McKinny discusses the discovery of Iron Age fortifications at Tel Burna.   Read more…

Posted in Digs 2015.

The Solomonic Gate at Gezer

07/06 | A Solomonic Gate stands at Gezer—or does it? In their Archaeological Views column “In the Shadow of Solomon (and Everyone Else)” in the July/August 2015 issue of BAR, excavation codirectors   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works.

The Oracle of Delphi—Was She Really Stoned?

07/01 | According to Strabo and other sources, the Pythia who gave prophecies on behalf of Apollo was inspired by mysterious vapors. Is there evidence that intoxicating gases actually drifted through the   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

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