Tag: ancient samaria

Israelite Cosmology and the Orientation of Iron Age Houses

11/21 | Why are most of the houses from Iron Age Israel and Judah oriented to the east?   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

The Palace of the Kings of Israel—in the Bible and Archaeology

08/28 | King Omri of Israel selected Samaria as his capital and built an elaborate palace there in the ninth century B.C.E. What did this palace look like, and was it destroyed   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

The Samaria Ivories—Phoenician or Israelite?

08/28 | From the moment they were discovered, the Samaria ivories created fanfare. Recently some scholars have challenged the long-accepted assumption about the ivories’ origins.   Read more…

Posted in News, Biblical Archaeology Topics.


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