Tag: ancient inscription

First Person: Should These Looters Go to Jail?

07/31 | Looters sometimes indirectly alert archaeologists to the existence of valuable finds and are sent to jail if they are caught, while the archaeologists learn from the looters where to dig.   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, Cultural Heritage.

How Ancient Taxes Were Collected Under King Manasseh

04/01 | 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 evidence for how ancient taxes were   Read more…

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

Inscription Reveals Governor of Judea Before the Bar-Kokhba Revolt

12/08 | Who was the Roman governor of Judea during the time leading up to the Bar-Kokhba revolt, the second Jewish revolt against Rome? This question has now been answered thanks to   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions, News.


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