02 septembre 2010

Archaeologists in Jordan Unearth 3,000-Year-Old Iron Age Temple with a Trove of Figurines

Ancient figurines are seen displayed as antiquities chief Ziad al-Saad, unseen, announces the discovery of a 3,000-year-old Iron Age temple during a press conference in Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010. Al-Saad said that the sanctuary discovered at Khirbat 'Ataroz near the town of Mabada, some 20 miles (32 kilometers) southwest of the capital Amman, shows the advanced worship practices in Jordan's ancient Moabite kingdom, which was mentioned in the Bible. Archaeologists also unearthed some 300 pots, figurines of deities and... [Lire la suite]
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