Tag: cedars of lebanon

Lebanese Cedar—The Prized Tree of Ancient Woodworking

12/22 | From Solomon’s Temple to the Jesus Boat, the Biblical world was built of cedar.   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, Daily Life and Practice.

Herod’s Temple Mount Revealed in Al-Aqsa Mosque Restoration

09/02 | As a result of earthquakes, Al-Aqsa Mosque on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount had to be dismantled and reconstructed in the 1930s and 1940s. Massive Cedar of Lebanon and cypress beams were   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, Jerusalem.

Hidden in Plain Sight—Painted Phoenician Ivories

05/20 | French and German researchers recently discovered nearly-invisible traces of metal on Phoenician ivories, suggesting the presence of dyes including copper-based Egyptian blue and iron-based hematite, according to a recent X-ray   Read more…

Posted in News, Cultural Heritage.


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