The “Tel Dan Stele”


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Post 8 –  It doesn’t look impressive, but this broken monument at the Israel Museum called the “Tel Dan Stele” (inset) is considered by some to be the most important find in Biblical archeology in decades. 1 Chronicles chapter 3 lists the descendants of David. A sequence of rulers from the same Continue reading

Hazael the Syrian


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Post 2 – Another Bible account corroborated by archeology! From the collection at the Louvre, this ivory piece is believed to be the Syrian usurper Hazael who we meet in this weeks Bible reading (2 Kings chapter 8).Hazael makes creative use of a wet blanket to steal the Syrian kingship from his master Continue reading