“For the freedom of Jerusalem!”
And what the discovery says about Israel in the time of King David.
Built in the 8th or 7th century BCE.
Even in Roman times, a very Jewish city.
Before Moses and Abraham, there was trade and agriculture.
Correcting some fishy conclusions.
Including a Second Temple-era synagogue.
The search for King David’s palace.
Right and left sides of a single face.
Buried as a good-luck charm?
The gold and silver of Tarshish.
With colorful, geometric patterns.
Joined by Arameans and Hittites to contain Assyria.