to connectVideoFox News Flash, important news, August 13
Fox News Flash, important news for the 13th of August are here. Check out what to click on Foxnews.com
Archaeologists have discovered evidence of the deadly Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem in the sixth century bc.
Experts digging at an excavation site in Jerusalem is the Mountain of Zion, to be conducted by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, to find the layers of ash and arrows, as well as the lights, a gold and a silver tassel or earring, and fragments of pottery dating from the iron age.
The Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem took place in 587 or 586 B. C. d. The nature of the artifacts, and to the low ash point of a bloody chapter in the history of the city.
ABOUT 1600 YEARS-OLD BIBLE THE MOSAIC WAS DISCOVERED IN ISRAEL SHEDS LIGHT ON ANCIENT JUDAISM
“To have been an ashen layer, it may mean that you have to have a number of different things,” UNC Charlotte, professor of history, Shimon Gibson said in a statement. “It could be the branches, deposits are removed from the oven, or it may be localized burning of the waste. However, in this case, the combination of a grey coat, full of artefacts, can be mixed with the arrow-heads, and a very special ornament is a kind of devastation and destruction.
“No one is to leave the gold jewelry and do not have arrow-heads at their garbage disposal.”
One of the Scythian-type arrowheads were found in Jerusalem and Mount Zion.
Mt Zion Archaeological Expedition/Virginia (Withers)
Gibson said the area was an old fortress, the line was about. “The arrow is known as the ‘Scythian arrow-heads,’ and is found in other ancient conflict, the sites of the seventh and sixth centuries B. C. E.,” he said, noting that they have been used up by the Babylon warriors. “Taken together, this evidence points to the historical conquest of the city Babylon, because that is the only destruction that we have to be in Jerusalem for this period of time, it is the time of the conquest of 587/586 B. C. E.”
The ancient Scythians occupied a vast area encompassing parts of what are now Russia and the Ukraine, stretching as far as central Asia.
THE CHURCH OF THE APOSTLES FOUND IN THE VICINITY OF THE SEA OF GALILEE, ARCHAEOLOGISTS SAY
Clay lamps have been discovered in the Mountain of Zion, are typical of the period in which the Babylonians laid siege to Jerusalem. Led by King Nebuchadnezzar, the Babylonians finally breached Jerusalem’s defenses and razed the city, and the destruction of King Solomon’s Temple.
The earring or tassel embellishment are discovered on the site.
Mt Zion Archaeological Expedition’s/Rafi Lewis)
Israel’s University of Haifa, Ashkelon Academic College, and are also included in the Mount Zion archaeological project. Archaeologists have found the remains of the Roman and the Byzantine times on the site, as well as the evidence of the destruction of Jerusalem during the First Crusade.
Israel continues to reveal new details of its rich history. In another case, archaeologists from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently discovered a 1,600-year-old biblical movement in the north of Israel.
LOST IN A ROMAN CITY WAS THE HOME OF JESUS’ APOSTLES, SAY ARCHAEOLOGISTS
It’s a mosaic that shows a scene from the book of Deuteronomy, which was found at the site of a fifth-century synagogue at Huqoq.
UNC Charlotte and student in Km, Shen holding a lamp, dating to the iron age.
(Cf. Zion Archaeological Expedition/James Tabor)
CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FOX NEWS APP
Elsewhere, in the Church of the Apostles, which is said to have been built over the home of Jesus’ disciples, Peter and Andrew, it has been found in the vicinity of Israel, in the Sea of Galilee, according to a team of U.s. and Israeli archaeologists.
Follow James Rogers on Twitter @jamesjrogers