#1541

2016-08-30

Solomon's Pools and Judean Caves

With Clyde Billington

Another update with news of the latest discoveries and developments in biblical archaeology from the pages of the summer issue of ARTIFAX magazine. The news includes the collapse of one of Solomon's Pools south of Bethlehem, part of the system that fed water to Jerusalem for centuries; new excavations taking place in Judean desert caves overlooking the Dead Sea, to preempt looting in the area; and the discovery of an ancient glass factory near Mt. Carmel, one of the two main centers of glass production in the ancient world .

tags: Dead Sea Scrolls Aqueducts Glass

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#1423

2014-04-09

1177BC - The Year Civilization Collapsed, part 2

With Eric Cline

Part 2 of the conversation with Eric Cline regarding his new book that describes the globalized world of the late Bronze Age and how it fell apart.

tags: Egypt Tel Kabri Hittites Bronze Age Amarna Letters

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#1422

2014-04-03

1177BC - The Year Civilization Collapsed

With Eric Cline

Israel is not the focus of this new book by Eric Cline: 1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed. But the collapse that it describes creates the conditions out of which Israel emerges. The book is just out, and may soon be a best seller.

tags: Egypt Israel Hittites Sea Peoples collapse Earthquakes Famine

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