Tag: hezekiah

Understanding an Ancient Israelite Military Title

01/29 | A handful of ancient Israelite inscriptions feature an enigmatic title that has been variously translated as “governor of the city” and “commander of the fortress.” Who was this figure?   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.

King Hezekiah in the Bible: Royal Seal of Hezekiah Comes to Light

01/26 | For the first time, the royal seal of King Hezekiah in the Bible has been found in an archaeological excavation.   Read more…

Posted in News, Artifacts and the Bible, Inscriptions, Jerusalem, People in the Bible.

How Ancient Taxes Were Collected Under King Manasseh

01/01 | 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.


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