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Shaming the Name (Quite Literally): From ‘Baal’ to ‘Bosheth’
Shaming the Name (Quite Literally): From ‘Baal’ to ‘Bosheth’
Shaming the Name (Quite Literally): From ‘Baal’ to ‘Bosheth’
A fascinating name change for certain biblical figures provides insight into the religious melee in which they lived.
The Man Who Brought Hebrew to America
The Man Who Brought Hebrew to America
The Man Who Brought Hebrew to America
‘The Ostrich Leaveth Her Eggs in the Earth’: 4,000-Year-Old Ostrich Eggs Discovered in the Negev
‘The Ostrich Leaveth Her Eggs in the Earth’: 4,000-Year-Old Ostrich Eggs Discovered in the Negev
‘The Ostrich Leaveth Her Eggs in the Earth’: 4,000-Year-Old Ostrich Eggs Discovered in the Negev
Eight large ostrich eggs discovered at an ancient nomadic campsite
3,600-Year-Old Silver Hoard Likely the Levant’s First Currency
3,600-Year-Old Silver Hoard Likely the Levant’s First Currency
3,600-Year-Old Silver Hoard Likely the Levant’s First Currency
New research reveals the robust use of biblically attested currency, 500 years earlier than scholars originally thought.
‘Every Shepherd Is an Abomination Unto the Egyptians’
‘Every Shepherd Is an Abomination Unto the Egyptians’
‘Every Shepherd Is an Abomination Unto the Egyptians’
The question is, why?
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Eilat Mazar
Hebrew University archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar excavated ancient Jerusalem for more than 50 years. Dr. Mazar was a world-class biblical archaeologist who uncovered evidence of some of the Bible’s greatest stories and characters.
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