Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Pregnant woman's body excavated at Timna

ARCHAEOLOGY: Archaeologists Startled to Find Remains of Pregnant Woman Buried in King Solomon’s Mines. Women hadn't been expected to make the arduous trek to the copper mine in the heart of the desert, but this one did, and she must have been important (Ariel David, Haaretz).

This story is a little early for PaleoJudaica, but I've been keeping a close eye on the Timna Valley excavation, for reasons explained here and links.

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