Philistine and Israelite Religion at Tell es-Safi/Gath

Biblical Archaeology Society | 7/23/2019 | Staff
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Over the past decade, excavations at Tell es-Safi have exposed some remarkable cultic discoveries, including a horned altar, featured as the Prize Find in BAR’s 2012 Dig Issue.* How does an archaeologist interpret ancient remnants of religion and cult? In the video below, Bar-Ilan University professor and Tell es-Safi/Gath excavation director Aren Maeir describes how archaeologists use small finds to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at ancient religion:

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