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The History of the Temple Mount in 12 Objects: #1 The Late Bronze Age

Hello everyone! As those of you who follow our newsletter know, the blog is about to embark on an exciting new journey: Inspired by the British Museum's A History of the World in 100 Objects, we will, over the course of the coming year, showcase…
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Mycenaean Imports Early in Jerusalem's History

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Is this Egyptian statue fragment the last artifact to be shared with you?

3500 year old Egyptian statue fragment found in Temple Mount soil?

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Before the Iron Age II (4500 - 1000 BCE)

Only a small percentage of pottery (about 0.5%) predating the Iron Age, the First Temple Period was identified. Most of this pottery dates to the Middle Bronze Period (ca. 1950-1550 BCE). An imported piece of Mycenaean pottery, which came by way of the Aegean Sea in the 14th century BCE (on the left). A Late Bronze pot shard with painted decoration.