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A City of David’s Kingdom? New Carbon-14 results from Khirbet Qeiyafa

A new article has been published on new radiocarbon dating from Khirbet Qeiyafa, an Iron Age site overlooking the Elah Valley. It happens to be in the same location, as described in 1 Samuel 17, where David slew Goliath. Discoveries … Continue reading

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The Tel Lachish Excavation: Field Report from Week 1

We have almost finished the first excavation week and have already (quickly!) found notable things. The first week in an archaeological dig can often be slow. One has to remove topsoil and gradually work down to the remains. Those interested … Continue reading

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