Tag : IAA
title : Cross, Menorah 2,100-Year-Old Etched Symbols Found in Judean Foothills by Hikers
summary : Three caves and hiking enthusiasts just discovered significant religious symbols dating back to Jesus Christ's era, according to an Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announcement. A cross, plus an ancient seven-branched menorah, was found engraved on the walls of an early water cistern in Judean foothills. The etchings are believed to be more than 2,100 years old.
date : Jan 12, 2017 05:31 PM EST
title : Bible Proof: Israeli Archaeologists Say King Hezekiah Did Destroy Idols
summary : Israeli archaeologists stated Friday they have evidence the biblical King Hezekiah indeed destroyed the high places and idols in Israel as described in the Bible, evidence that officials said highlights Israel's past connection to the local land and helps draw the country's boundaries. The Bible in II Kings 18:4 states Hezekiah, the twelfth king of Judea, "removed the high places, smashed the sacred stones and cut down the Asherah poles.
date : Sep 30, 2016 04:34 PM EDT