3,000 Year Ancient Near Eastern King

3,000 Year Ancient Near Eastern King

Source: Sculpted head of mystery biblical king found in Israel (NBC News) 2018 A.D. Note: From the source. From the source, " JERUSALEM — An enigmatic sculpture of a king's head dating back nearly 3,000 years has set off a modern-day mystery caper as scholars try to figure out whose face it depicts. The 2-inch sculpture is an exceedingly rare example of figurative art from the Holy Land during the 9th century B.C. — a period associated with biblical kings. Exquisitely preserved but for a bit of missing beard, nothing quite like it has been found before. While scholars are…
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Uncle Billy: The Black Rechabite

Uncle Billy: The Black Rechabite

Source: American Zion (Yale University) 2013 A.D. From American Zion, "The Rechabites from whom Billy claimed his ancestry were a biblical clan, the progeny of Jehonadab (or Jonadab), the son of Recab." Source: britannica.com (Encyclopaedia Britannica) 2007 A.D "Rechabite, member of a conservative, ascetic Israelite sect that was named for Rechab, the father of Jehonadab. Jehonadab was an ally of Jehu, a 9th century bc king of Israel, and a zealous antagonist against the worshippers of Baal, a Canaanite fertility deity. Though of obscure origin, the Rechabites apparently were related to the Kenites, according to I Chron. 2:55, a tribe…
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