Tag Archives: Israel Antiquities Authority

First Temple: “Beka” Weight Discovered (Archaeology)

Video in Hebrew with English subtitles.  The weight is around 3,000 years old. “Featuring an ancient Hebrew inscription, the object was used to weigh the annual half-shekel donation Jews brought to maintain the Holy Temple.” Full news story here. Advertisements

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Seal of Hezekiah, son of Ahaz, King of Judah (Discovered)

Another great archaeological discovery that continues to prove the Bible is accurate. “Archaeologists deciphered a seal impression bearing the name of the 8th century BCE biblical King Hezekiah recently found during excavations next to the Old City of Jerusalem, the … Continue reading

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