Tag: hebrew script

The Phoenician Alphabet in Archaeology

09/12 | The Phoenician script was borrowed by the Israelites, Greeks and Romans. Learn what sorts of texts the Phoenicians wrote as revealed by a recent archaeological excavation.   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Reign and Religion in Palestine

08/16 | Oliver D. Hoover reviews “Reign and Religion in Palestine: The Use of Sacred Iconography in Jewish Coinage” by Anne Lykke.   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.

Did I Find King David’s Palace?

05/12 | Digging just south of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, Eilat Mazar uncovered a monumental building from the tenth century B.C.—the right time and the right place for David’s royal residence.   Read more…

Posted in Hebrew Bible, Jerusalem, People in the Bible.


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