The much anticipated Mount Ebal “curse tablet” discovered at Joshua’s Altar on Mount Ebal was finally published last Friday, May 12, in the open-access peer-reviewed journal Heritage Science (read the article here). The miniature folded lead tablet, having been initially presented in a lively press release just over a year ago, had generated a huge amount of interest.
On today’s program, host Brent Nagtegaal interviews the lead author of the paper, archaeologist Dr. Scott Stripling, about the discovery and its final publication.
Scientific article - “You are Cursed by the God YHW:” an early Hebrew inscription from Mt. Ebal