Tag: Israel Antiquities Authority

Ancient Latrine: A Peek into King Hezekiah’s Reforms in the Bible?

11/13 | An ancient stone toilet recently unearthed at Lachish may provide archaeological evidence of King Hezekiah’s religious reforms throughout Judah in the eighth century B.C.E. The toilet had been placed in   Read more…

Posted in News, Artifacts and the Bible.

The King of Judah, Jars of Wine, and the City of Jerusalem

10/25 | The so-called Jerusalem Papyrus is purported to be an ancient papyrus from the seventh century B.C.E. that mentions “Jerusalem,” “the king,” and “jars of wine.” Epigraphist Christopher Rollston thinks it’s   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.

Headless Toads Revealed in 4,000-Year-Old Jerusalem Tomb

10/18 | The discovery of a 4,000-year-old Canaanite shaft tomb containing the remains of at least nine decapitated toads has given archaeologists intriguing insight into ancient burial practices.   Read more…

Posted in News, Daily Life and Practice.


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