Tag: where did the philistines come from

Philistine Cemetery Unearthed at Ashkelon

01/02 | The first and only Philistine cemetery ever discovered was found outside the walls of ancient Ashkelon.   Read more…

Posted in News, Ancient Israel, 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.

The “Philistines” to the North

07/08 | The Philistines, who established the famous five cities in the southern coastal plain, were just one tribe of Sea Peoples who invaded Canaan in the 12th century B.C.E. The northern   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.


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