Unique Writings Found in Georgia May Change World History

Commuters on Georgia’s main highway could scarcely have imagined that they were driving past something that may change the history of scripts as we know it. Today, archaeologists of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) have discovered a one line inscription of as yet unknown Georgian writing, dating back 2700 years on the altar pedestal …

Iron Age Gate and Fortifications Uncovered at Philistine Gath

In the Bible, Gath was one of the five Philistine cities (“the Pentapolis”) established in Canaan and home to the giant Goliath, who famously fought David (I Samuel 17). The site of Tell es-Safi, located on the border between the southern coastal plain (Philistia) and the Judean foothills (Shephelah) in central Israel, has been identified …