Ketef Hinnom: Valley of Hinnom, the Silver Scrolls (Biblical Archaeology) | 14 min

Gabriel Barkay, an archaeologist, used student volunteers to help him with his dig in the valley of Hinnom in 1979. This site unexpectedly became a significant discovery for Biblical Archaeology. Dr. Barkay kept sending one of the very bored volunteer children back into a cleaned out tomb hoping to get some peace. It turns out this child’s boredom lead to one of the biggest accidental discoveries in recent history: the silver scrolls! Join us as Michael explains what makes this discovery so valuable to our faith as Christians.

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CREDITS: Photograph of Gabriel Barkay by אסף אברהם – אסף אברהם, CC BY-SA 4.0, | Detailed drawings of silver scrolls from Bible and Spade, Spring 2006 Issue, Associates for Biblical Research, | Stock Music provided by mv_production, from Pond5

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