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Amazing Israel Find: 3,000-Year-Old Sculpted Head Depicts Biblical King; But Which One Is It?

Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz : Jun 11, 2018 : BreakingIsraelNews.com

"Given that the head was found in a city that sat on the border of three different ancient kingdoms, we do not know whether it depicts the likes of King Ahab of Israel, King Hazael of Aram-Damascus, or King Ethbaal of Tyre, rulers known from the Bible and other sources." -Robert Mullins

(Israel)— [Breakingisraelnews.com] A recently revealed archaeological find may allow modern day people to see what a Biblical king looked like but a mystery still remains: which Biblical king is he? (Photo: Glass head of mystery king/from Facebook Tel Abel Beth Maacah/via BIN)

The head, made of faience, a glass-like material that was popular in jewelry and small human and animal figurines in ancient Egypt and the Near East, went on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem ten days ago. It was discovered July 2017 on a joint project by Azusa Pacific University, an evangelical Christian university in Southern California, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem at Tel Abel Beth Maacah in Northern Israel just south of Israel's border with Lebanon, near the modern-day town of Metula, a location that is mentioned in the Bible.

The head, measuring 2.2 inches x 2 inches, appears to have broken off from the body of a figurine that stood 8-10 inches high. The head depicts a man with long black curly hair held in place...

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