Tag: iron age

Word Play

07/28 | Three thousand years ago, when alphabetic writing had just begun to spread across the masses of the ancient Near East, written words were far more than idle marks meant simply   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and 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.

Giant of the Persian Period

07/09 | Hillel Geva memorializes Ephraim Stern, one of Israel’s foremost archaeologists, a pioneer in his field with numerous achievements to his credit and an international reputation as a scholar.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works.


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