Tag: Josiah


Name of Another Biblical Figure Identified

Name of Another Biblical Figure Identified

It’s always exciting to hear of the discovery of another name in an archaeological setting that also appears in the Bible. In this case, it is a bullah that bears the name of Nathan-melek. The archaeological context and the writing style place the bullah at about 600 BC, give or take 25 years or so. A man by this very name, and in this place at this time, is known from the Bible. “And Josiah did away with the horses which the kings of Judah had given to the sun, at the......