Tag: Tel Dan

Meet the House of David at the Met

11/05 | Through January 4, 2015, the Tel Dan Stela and other treasures from the ancient Near East are on display in the exhibit Assyria to Iberia at the Met in New   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Inscriptions, News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Tel Dan Inscription: The First Historical Evidence of King David from the Bible

09/17 | Few modern Biblical archaeology discoveries have attracted as much attention as the Tel Dan inscription—writing on a ninth-century B.C. stone slab (or stela) that furnished the first historical evidence of   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, Biblical Artifacts, Inscriptions.

Did the Northern Kingdom of Israel Practice Customary Ancient Israelite Religion?

08/17 | There is very little archaeological evidence of royal ancient Israelite religion. Excavations have had greater access to sites showing everyday “folk religion,” mostly because the center of elite ancient Israelite   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, Daily Life and Practice.

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