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Friday, August 05, 2005

King David's Palace Found?

An Israeli archaeologist claims to have discovered the remains of the palace of the biblical King David. Recent excavations have turned up foundation walls of what can be identified as a significant public building, built in Phoenician style, along with pottery shards dated to the 10th century B.C. Finds also include a seal of an official whose name is mentioned in the Book of Jeremiah. The 10th century is thought to be the time corresponding to the monarchies of King David and Solomon. In time, further excavation, analysis, and scholarly review will confirm the accuracy of the claim. For the interim, it is fascinating to ponder. Read the Story


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