Ancient stamps may support biblical account of kings David and Solomon


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STARKVILLE, Miss., Dec. 18 (UPI) – A team of archaeologists from Mississippi State University has found and studied a collection of ancient stamps they claim supports the biblical account of the reigns of kings David and Solomon.

Historians have suggested ancient Israel was only a collection of loosely organized tribes during the period of ancient history purportedly ruled by David and Solomon. In other words, there was no kingdom – no David and Solomon.

But in a newly detailed paper, published this week in the journal Near Eastern Archaeology, researchers argue that six ancient clay seals used for official postage confirm the existence of a more expansive political entity.

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Thank you. These kind of stories add another dimension to the Biblical accounts.


#3

So scholars are coming back to the conclusions that people who believe the Bible have long held before?

How long has this been going on?

:smiley:


#4

Interesting.


#5

For a moment I thought they had found some old postage stamps.

:blush::blush::blush:


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