Tag: the city of david

Headless Toads Revealed in 4,000-Year-Old Jerusalem Tomb

10/18 | The discovery of a 4,000-year-old Canaanite shaft tomb containing the remains of at least nine decapitated toads has given archaeologists intriguing insight into ancient burial practices.   Read more…

Posted in News, Daily Life and Practice.

First Person: Did the Kingdoms of Saul, David and Solomon Actually Exist?

08/27 | In BAR, Hershel Shanks examines a recent article published by archaeologist Amihai Mazar. Mazar contends that while the Biblical narratives were written hundreds of years after the reigns of Saul,   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

What Happened to the Canaanites?

08/09 | For the first time, researchers have conducted DNA sequencing on ancient Canaanite skeletons and have determined where the Canaanites’ descendants can be found today.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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