“A nearly completely intact clay oil lamp from 2,300 years ago was found near a stone bath during recent conservation work at the Mount Gerizim National Park.”
Plans to construct a zip line near Haas Promenade south of Jerusalem’s Old City is facing criticism. There are also plans to build a pedestrian suspension bridge over the Hinnom Valley.
Zvi Koenigsberg argues that the discovery of the curse inscription supports his theory that the original “place that He will choose” was a temple on Mount Ebal.
Aren Maeir is interviewed in the History Channel of Israel’s “Whatever Happened to the Philistines?”
Zoom lecture on May 11: “Beer in Israel and the Ancient Near East: New Insights from Archaeology,” by Jennie Ebeling ($7).
Albright Institute hybrid workshop on May 12: “A Comparison of the Monastery at Tel Masos and Byzantine Monasteries in the Negev Desert,” by Rachel Bernstein. Register here.
The early bird discount for the Infusion Bible Conference ends on June 3.
The latest free maps from Bible Mapper:
- Assyria Advances on Jerusalem
- Zerah the Cushite
- Earthquakes in the Bible
- The Shephelah
- The Garden of Eden
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Arne Halbakken, Charles Savelle