Tag: philistine

MOOC—Biblical Archaeology: The Archaeology of Ancient Israel and Judah

09/25 | Aren Maeir will be offering a MOOC titled “Biblical Archaeology: The Archaeology of Ancient Israel and Judah” online from early December 2018 on the EdX platform.   Read more…

Posted in News, Biblical Archaeology Topics.

Where Did the Philistines Come From?

09/22 | Excavators at Tell es-Safi/Gath, the site of Gath of the Philistines mentioned in the Bible, found an exceptionally well preserved horned altar reminiscent of the Israelite horned altars described in   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

High Places, Altars and the Bamah

07/15 | The open-air altar shrine, called a bamah (plural bamot), is known through several books of the Biblical canon. Often referred to as “high places” in translations of the Bible, bamot   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Biblical Archaeology Topics, Hebrew Bible.


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