Tag: Biblical Artifacts

Biblical artifacts are manmade objects, often found during archaeological excavations, that make a contribution to our understanding of the Bible and/or the historicity of Biblical events.

Sacred Prostitution in the Story of Judah and Tamar?

08/07 | According to popular belief, cult prostitution was common throughout the ancient world, particularly associated with the fertility rites of the Canaanites and Phoenicians. While some scholars suggest that temple prostitution   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Canaanite Fortress Discovered in the City of David

08/02 | Excavations around the Gihon Spring in the City of David uncovered a massive 3,800-year-old fortress.   Read more…

Posted in News, Biblical Archaeology Sites.

High Places, Altars and the Bamah

07/15 | The open-air altar shrine, called a bamah (plural bamot), is known through several books of the Biblical canon. Often referred to as “high places” in translations of the Bible, bamot   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Biblical Archaeology Topics, Hebrew Bible.


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