Ancient Copper Smelting Slag Confirms Biblical Dating for Edomite State

New study overturns conventional dating for the rise of Edom, confirming the biblical account.

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