Tag: nahman avigad

The Palace of the Kings of Israel—in the Bible and Archaeology

08/28 | King Omri of Israel selected Samaria as his capital and built an elaborate palace there in the ninth century B.C.E. What did this palace look like, and was it destroyed   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Who Built the Cardo in Jerusalem?

06/23 | The Cardo was Jerusalem’s major north-south thoroughfare, as we know from the famous sixth-century Madaba map mosaic in Jordan. But was it fully built in the Roman period or only   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

Jewish Worship, Pagan Symbols

06/09 | Ein Harod is a spring that rises in the valley of Jezreel at the foot of Mt. Gilboa. Gideon gathered his men there to sort out the good soldiers from   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.


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