Ancient Israelite Cannabis Altar Points to King Ahaz’s Worship
Scientists discover 2,700-year-old remains of cannabis on a Tel Arad incense altar, paralleling details of the reign of King Ahaz. But does the ritual cannabis use reflect standard worship practices at Jerusalem’s temple, as the researchers suggest?
By Christopher Eames • June 3, 2020
The Jezebel Seal
Evidence for the infamous biblical queen
By Christopher Eames • April 27, 2020