Tag: ostraca

Tel Maresha Caves Reveal Lost World of the Idumeans

08/17 | Tel Maresha, located in the Judean foothills southwest of Jerusalem, exists on two levels—one a typical Hellenistic town; the other a subterranean metropolis of cave complexes.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Ancient Military Correspondence: Send Wine

06/20 | Send wine: A newly deciphered letter from Israel’s Negev desert describes an exchange of supplies between two Judahite military officers.   Read more…

Posted in News, Daily Life and Practice.

Roman Emperor Nerva’s Reform of the Jewish Tax

05/22 | Roman Emperor Nerva’s reform of the Jewish Tax had a significant effect on Jews and Christians of the first century C.E.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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