Updated: 3/9/2021

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  • Tel Lachish
  • Coffins
  • Origin of Judaism
  • In 1929, founding father of Biblical Archaeology, William Albright excavated Tel Lachish. A century later a new temple was discovered.
  • Like Egyptian coffins, Canaanite caskets resembled the deceased, sometimes realistically, while others were distorted, and they normally reserved for men.
  • Monolatry: the somewhat politically correct practice of worshipping one god without disclaiming the existence of other gods, much like a few, more progressive, modern Christians