Tag: israel finkelstein

Bronze Age Collapse: Pollen Study Highlights Late Bronze Age Drought

09/03 | What caused the Bronze Age collapse? A recent study of pollen grains in sediment cores beneath the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea provides a new view of the   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

First Person: Did the Kingdoms of Saul, David and Solomon Actually Exist?

08/27 | In BAR, Hershel Shanks examines a recent article published by archaeologist Amihai Mazar. Mazar contends that while the Biblical narratives were written hundreds of years after the reigns of Saul,   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

Fruit in the Bible

05/23 | Seeds and fruit remains are exciting discoveries for archaeologists, and they provide radiocarbon data to help date buried strata. Fruit also plays an important role in the Biblical narrative.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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