A marine archaeologist believes he has found archaeological evidence for Solomon and Hiram’s maritime partnership in the western Mediterranean, including the location of Tarshish.
“80% of archaeological sites in the West Bank have been damaged, according to a new, unpublished report by the right-wing archaeological group Israel’s Heritage Preservation Center.”
Aviva and Shmuel Bar-Am provide an illustrated look at the historical importance of the Philistine city of Gath.
John DeLancey posts a video taken from the Herodium on a very clear day, when even the Dead Sea was visible.
Bryan Windle surveys the top three reports in biblical archaeology for April.
Two short historic films:
- The Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition in London in 1965 (2 min)
- The Book and the Spade (with James B. Pritchard), by Penn Museum, from 1967 (28 min)
HT: Agade, Ted Weis, Arne Halbakken, Alexander Schick, Joseph Lauer, Keith Keyser