A reddish-brown scarab.
“The Destruction of Sennacherib.”
“In view of the sex-soaked Egyptian phallocracy, no wonder monotheistic women shook their timbrels in celebration when they left.”
Joined by Arameans and Hittites to contain Assyria.
Fire beacons for the new moon.
And support the biblical account.
Thanks to the new Beit Shemesh highway.
When the kings of Judah were vassals of Assyria.
Where they took up important administrative roles.
Meet King Essarhaddon.