Researchers were surprised to find the city was far more ancient and far larger than previously thought. But despite finding a shard inscribed with Goliath’s name, they insist the Biblical account was just a myth.
A rare and exciting discovery. A bulla (seal impression) and a 2,600-year-old stamp bearing Hebrew names were uncovered in the City of David. The artifacts were discovered inside a public building that was destroyed during the destruction of the First Temple. They were uncovered during archaeological excavations at the Givati Parking Lot in the City… Read more »
Many biblical sites such as Jerusalem or Hebron are well known, but the greatest biblical site in the Holy Land is less familiar to tourists: Tell es-Safi. This is a very important archaeological site. This is the ancient Gath, which was one of the five Philistine cities. It’s an amazing place because it’s sort of… Read more »
Archaeologists claim that they have resolved a more than 50-year mystery after a ring found in the 1960’s finally had its insignia deciphered. It was assumed to belong to Pontius Pilate – Jerusalem’s infamous governor during the time of Jesus – and it was only recently that the ring’s provenance has been confirmed.