Tag: Temple Mount

Study Investigates Western Wall Erosion

08/20 | A study newly published in the journal Geology has investigated why some portions of the Western Wall are more eroded and contain more cracks than others.   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.

First Person: Gold from the Temple?

07/15 | In his First Person in the July/August 2014 issue of BAR, Hershel Shanks discusses two very different inscriptions—the “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” papyrus fragment and the Jehoash Inscription—that are both   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible.

How Ancient Taxes Were Collected Under King Manasseh

06/01 | Discovered during the Temple Mount Sifting Project, this seventh-century B.C.E. clay bulla inscribed in paleo-Hebrew script with the phrase “Gibeon, for the king” provides new evidence for how ancient taxes   Read more…

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


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