Ancient Copper Smelting Slag Confirms Biblical Dating for Edomite State

New study overturns conventional dating for the rise of Edom, confirming the biblical account.
Smelting camp in Timna Park
Dr. Avishai Teicher Pikiwiki Israel

A recently released study analyzing the accumulation of copper slag south of the Dead Sea indicates that biblical Edom arose to statehood centuries earlier than previously thought. This overturns a classic anti-Bible notion that the Edomites only became a polity long after the Bible indicates.

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Archaeology Confirms Book of Genesis on Israel’s Arch-nemesis, the Edomites

Ancient technology and punctuated change: Detecting the emergence of the Edomite Kingdom in the Southern Levant