(Posted by Michael J. Caba)
For those interested in Biblical studies, this Chronicle, which is also known as the “Jerusalem Chronicle,” covers the time frame of 605–595 BC and provides the specific date of the first capture of Jerusalem in 597 BC as recorded in 2 Kings 24.
For information on similar artifacts related to the Bible, see Bible and Archaeology – Online Museum.
(Photo: BiblePlaces.com. Significant resource for further study: Lost Treasures of the Bible, by Fant and Reddish, pages 208–11.)
Personal Note: Other duties call, so this will be the last post for a while in the “Artifact of the Month” category. Todd, thanks for this opportunity. MC
2 thoughts on “Artifact of the Month: Babylonian Chronicles”
Thanks, Mike, for an excellent series. We'll be glad to have you return when you are able!
I agree and will sorely miss your contributions…in fact, I wish it had been a weekly post, I loved it!
God bless you in your pursuit of other activities.
M. Howard Kehr