Tag: amihai mazar

First Person: Did the Kingdoms of Saul, David and Solomon Actually Exist?

08/27 | In BAR, Hershel Shanks examines a recent article published by archaeologist Amihai Mazar. Mazar contends that while the Biblical narratives were written hundreds of years after the reigns of Saul,   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

Beth Shean in the Bible and Archaeology

07/16 | Beth Shean plays an important role in the Bible following the death of King Saul and as a major Israelite administrative center. Excavations over the past century have revealed what   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Did I Find King David’s Palace?

05/12 | Digging just south of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, Eilat Mazar uncovered a monumental building from the tenth century B.C.—the right time and the right place for David’s royal residence.   Read more…

Posted in Hebrew Bible, Jerusalem, People in the Bible.


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