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The southernmost ruins of a large palace extending across an area of 3,200 square feet have been uncovered by researchers from Hebrew University (HUJI) and the Israel Antiquities Authorit (IAA).
Prof Gershon Galil of the Department of Bible Studies at the University of Haifa has identified Khirbet Qeiyafa as â€œNetaâ€™imâ€, which is mentioned in the book of Chronicles.
Israeli archaeologists reported on Thursday that they had deciphered what they believe to be the oldest known Hebrew writing â€“ a 3,000 year-old inscription discovered 18 months ago in the same location the Bible says David slew Goliath.
The earliest known Hebrew text written in a Proto-Canaanite script has been discovered by Hebrew University archaeologists in an ancient city in the area where David slew Goliath.
Archaeologists in Israel have reported the finding of the oldest known Hebrew text in a fortress city overlooking a valley where the Bible says David slew Goliath.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.