Friday, January 25, 2019

More on the statues found at Beth Shean

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Heavy Rains Reveal Limestone Funerary Busts Near Beth Shean, Israel (Samuel DeWitt Pfister). This essay has lots of new information on the finds and their background.

Also for background, here is an earlier (2012) BHD essay that has just been republished: Beth Shean in the Bible and Archaeology. The story of the death of King Saul as told by archaeology and the Bible.

I posted on the original announcement of the discovery of the statuary busts at Beth Shean (Beit Shean) here.

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