Tag: thutmose

When Egyptian Pharaohs Ruled Bronze Age Jerusalem

05/30 | What were Egyptian pharaohs doing in Bronze Age Jerusalem? Peter van der Veen investigates an Egyptian presence before the time of David.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

Epilepsy, Tutankhamun and Monotheism

05/06 | Tutankhamun died at a young age with a feminine physique. His closest relatives all shared similar features and fates. Imperial College London surgeon Hutan Ashrafian suggests that the royal family   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Miniature Writing on Ancient Amulets

01/29 | In 1979, archaeologist Gabriel Barkay discovered two miniature silver scrolls from a late Iron Age (seventh century B.C.E.) tomb in Ketef Hinnom outside of Jerusalem. When unrolled, the scrolls had   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.


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