Tag: Israel Antiquities Authority

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.

Heavy Rains Reveal Limestone Funerary Busts Near Beth Shean, Israel

01/23 | Heavy winter rains led to the discovery of a pair of rare specimens in Israel.   Read more…

Posted in News, Biblical Archaeology Sites.

The Magdala Stone: The Jerusalem Temple Embodied

01/19 | For a people living in the diaspora, unable to visit the Jerusalem Temple frequently, what kept the memory and centrality of the Temple fresh in their minds? An intriguing stone   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.


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