Abu Ghosh: Arab Town Friendly to Jewish People, Rich in Biblical History
Walking in the Footsteps of King David
Archaeological Evidence of the Kingdom of David
Biblical archaeology was revolutionized several years ago when evidence of the existence of the kingdom of David was brought to light in the form of a fortified Iron Age town excavated in the Elah Valley by Hebrew University Professor Yosef Garfinkel and Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) archaeologist Sa’ar Ganor.
The place was described by the…
Archaeologists Uncover Life of Luxury in 2,000-year-old Priestly Quarters of Jerusalem
Archaeologists excavating in the heart of ancient Jerusalem have begun to uncover the neighborhood that housed the elite 2,000 years ago – most probably the priestly ruling class.
One of the houses had its own cistern, a mikveh (a Jewish ritual bathing pool), a barrel-vaulted ceiling and a chamber with three bread ovens.
Inside a room found with…