The Washington Post has a good article on the excavation at the site of the ancient city of Gath, a Philistine city mentioned in the Bible as the place where the giant Goliath lived.
The excavation, conducted by archaeologist Aren Maeir of Bar-Ilan University, has yielded important artifacts that will help scholars gain a better understanding of Philistine culture and religion.
The article provides information on Philistine culture and society and describes some of the artifacts found at the site. This is a very informative article.
You can read the article here [NOTE: This article is no longer available].
NOTE: For other studies on David and Goliath, read my post Studies on David and Goliath.
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Northern Baptist Seminary
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