Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Palace of King David Found?

The Israel Antiquities Authority is reporting the finding of a palace probably built by and for King David in the hill country of Judah, in a location known as Khirbet Qeiyafah, identified as the biblical city Sha'arayim.  One of the articles announcing the discovery can be read here.

2 comments:

Michael Barber said...

There are some legitimate questions about this though (as your question mark on the headline and the story itself indicates):

http://zwingliusredivivus.wordpress.com/2013/07/18/peter-van-der-veen-on-the-methodological-problems-of-calling-the-qeiyafa-discovery-davids-palace/

John Bergsma said...

Right.