Thursday, February 17, 2022

On ancient Lebanese cedar

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Lebanese Cedar—The Prized Tree of Ancient Woodworking. From Solomon’s Temple to the Jesus Boat, the Biblical world was built of cedar. This essay is a summary of a 2013 BAR article by Nili Liphschitz which remains behind the subscription wall.

Some PaleoJudaica posts on cedar of Lebanon are here, here, here, and here.

Cross-file under Material Culture.

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