#1410

2014-01-06

Top Ten Biblical Archaeology Discoveries of 2013, part 2

With Prof. Clyde Billington

A list of ten discoveries taken from those we’ve discussed on The Book & The Spade radio program and reported in the pages of ARTIFAX magazine over the past year (2nd segment, items 6-10).

tags: Ophel Gezer Gold Roman Legion Sea of Galilee Mt Zion Mansion Stone Pyramid

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#1394

2013-09-18

Temple Mount Gold Discovery

With Prof. Clyde Billington

Israeli archaeologist Eilat Mazar recently announced the discovery of two caches of gold at her Ophel area excavations, near the southern steps of the Temple Mount. Anytime gold is discovered it's a good day for archaeology. But the unique dating of this amazing discovery and the menorah pictured on a medallion from the cache suggest to Prof. Clyde Billington an unusual link to another gold treasure cache, taken by the Romans from the Temple Mount in 70 A.D.

tags: Ophel Temple Mount Menorah Gold cache Clyde Billington

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#1288

2011-07-13

Excavating in Jerusalem

With Prof. Eilat Mazar

A discussion of the newest archaeology attraction in Jerusalem, at the east end of the Ophel area. Archaeologist Eilat Mazar has uncovered what she believes are the walls built by King Solomon, 3,000 years ago.

tags: City of David Solomon's walls Ophel Cuneiform tablet Yigal Shiloh Eilat Mazar

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