Tag: historical king david

The Tel Dan Inscription: The First Historical Evidence of King David from the Bible

09/10 | Few modern Biblical archaeology discoveries have attracted as much attention as the Tel Dan inscription—writing on a ninth-century B.C. stone slab (or stela) that furnished the first historical evidence of   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Artifacts, Artifacts and the Bible, Inscriptions.

Were There Arameans at Abel Beth Maacah?

06/06 | Because of its border location and the Biblical references that associate Arameans with Maacah, Robert Mullins and Nava Panitz-Cohen are digging for Arameans at the site of Abel Beth Maacah   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Biblical Archaeology Topics.

Biblical Minimalism and Maximalism in Scholarship

04/10 | Bill Dever discusses BAR’s facilitation of the Biblical minimalism-maximalism debate, which centers on whether the establishment of ancient Israel took place in the tenth or the ninth century B.C.E.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics.


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