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Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City

01/11 | Archaeologist Hillel Geva says that population estimates for ancient Jerusalem are too high. His new estimates begin with people living on no more than a dozen acres.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

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.

Fruit in the Bible

09/03 | 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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