Where Did The Treasure Of Solomon Go?


Statuette photo credit Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund (CC BY),  Brooklyn Museum. Painting by David Roberts, c.1838 {{PD}} Wikimedia Commons.

Post 16 – This week in #weeklybiblereadingarcheology, technically has to do with last week’s Bible reading, but close enough! Where did the immense wealth and treasure of King Solomon go? To Egypt! After the death of Solomon, his feckless and reckless son Rehoboam took the throne. Continue reading

Pharoah Shishak’s Invasion in Archeology


Outer photo by the UCLA Digital Karnak project, (CC BY-NC-SA 2.5).

Post 15 – As recorded in 2 Chronicles chapter 12 (and 1 Kings 14:25), early in the reign of King Rehoboam, the newly separate Kingdom of Judah is invaded by Shishak of Egypt. Is there any evidence for this in the archeological record? On the wall of the temple of Amon-Ra in Karnak Egypt, there is a Continue reading