Tag: temple in jerusalem

Taking Out the Trash in Ancient Jerusalem

01/09 | Excavations on Jerusalem’s Southeastern Hill—just outside the “City of David”— have exposed a landfill from the Early Roman period. This garbage provides insight into residents’ daily lives and habits during   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, Jerusalem.

Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City

12/26 | 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.

What Did Herod’s Temple in Jerusalem Look Like?

12/24 | Fifty years ago, leading Israeli scholar Michael Avi-Yonah constructed a now-iconic model of Herod’s Temple in Jerusalem. How accurate is it?   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.


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