Tag: high places

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.

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.

The “High Place” at Tel Gezer

07/05 | Tel Gezer’s first excavator, R.A.S. Macalister, believed there was a “high place” dedicated to child sacrifice at the Canaanite site. William G. Dever disagrees.   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.


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