Room in Iron Age I (11th century BCE) shrine with semi-circle of stones facing a possible massebah (a worked standing stone). Robert Mullins

Archaeologists Find Signs of 3,000-year-old Oracle Cult in Ancient Israel

Abel Beth Maacah was famed in biblical times for conflict resolution: Now archaeologists have found a strange shrine that may have served the city's 'wise woman'

The town of Abel Beth Maacah was known in biblical times as a place for conflict resolution, we may divine from references in scripture. Now archaeologists have found a strange shrine that they think may have...

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