“50 People in the Bible Confirmed Archaeologically”


From ancient Mesopotamia
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Fifty identifiable individuals.


This may seem a pathetically small number to some, and (I suppose) a revealingly small one to skeptics, but it’s actually fairly impressive.


For a specific named individual still to be detectible in the archaeological record after two or three thousand years or more is a rarity, even in the intensively studied ancient Near East, and no small achievement:





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