Tag: amnon ben tor

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

01/18 | Archaeologist Amihai Mazar contends that while the Biblical narratives were written hundreds of years after the reigns of Saul, David and Solomon, they “retain memories of reality.”   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

What Happened to the Canaanites?

08/28 | For the first time, researchers have conducted DNA sequencing on ancient Canaanite skeletons and have determined where the Canaanites’ descendants can be found today.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Masada Dig Reveals a Pleasure-Garden at King Herod’s Palace

08/20 | Masada—the remote mountain-plateau in the Judean Desert, where Herod built a palace-fortress and where Jewish Zealots made their last stand against the Romans—is being excavated once again.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.


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