Tag: lawrence e. stager

Tarshish: Hacksilber Hoards Pinpoint Solomon’s Silver Source

07/11 | What is the location of Tarshish, the Biblical source of the Phoenician silver trade? A Hacksilber Project study points to Spain and Sardinia as the Biblical world’s source of   Read more…

Posted in News, Biblical Archaeology Topics, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The “Philistines” to the North

07/08 | The Philistines, who established the famous five cities in the southern coastal plain, were just one tribe of Sea Peoples who invaded Canaan in the 12th century B.C.E. The northern   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

No, No, Bad Dog: Dogs in the Bible

12/01 | Dogs—or celeb in Hebrew—were not well loved in the Bible. Given the negative associations with dogs, it is surprising that one of the great Hebrew spies bears this name.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, Hebrew Bible.


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