Archaeology

Israeli Soldiers Unearth Watchtower from King Hezekiah’s Reign

"Israeli paratroopers and archaeologists announced Wednesday that they unearthed the remains of a 2,700-year-old watchtower at an undisclosed location in southern Israel. Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority say they cannot reveal the exact location for security purposes but did say that it sits on an elevated location." - Christian Headlines

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New Lachish Find Adds Fuel to the Debate: Is the Bible Accurate?

"The find of 10th-century BCE fortifications of Lachish supports the Bible but not all archaeologists are convinced. ...Traditionalists, also referred to as maximalists, claim the Biblical descriptions of a complex and powerful Davidic Kingdom based in Judea in the 10th-century BCE are accurate.

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Rare Weight from First-Temple Period Found in Jerusalem

"When the half-shekel tax was brought to the Temple during the First Temple period, there were no coins, so they used silver ingots. In order to calculate the weight of these silver pieces they would put them on one side of the scales and on the other side they placed the Beka weight." - Christian Headlines

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