Saturday, December 12, 2020


ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY: Fortress of Machaerus holds clues to region’s past (Saeb Rawashdeh, Jordan Times).
AMMAN — For decades, scholars have linked the biblical tradition about the beheading of John the Baptist with the material evidence found at the site overlooking the Dead Sea, according to a Hungarian archaeologist .


For background on Machaerus and its excavation, see here and many links.

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