Tag: where did the philistines come from

You Are What You Eat: The Israelite Diet and Archaeology

06/02 | Pigs weren’t part of the Israelite diet. Therefore if you are excavating and find lots of pig bones at your site, it can’t be Israelite—or can it? A new survey   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

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.


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