Discussions on the foundation and borders of Israelite-era Jerusalem are often rife with accusations of Jewish nationalism trumping evidential facts.For those who take the Hebrew Bible literally, the Weizmann study’s findings could be difficult to reconcile with the text.It was a stupid question and I was answering questions sarcastically."And they asked if she was coming to Orlando, and I said, 'Well I don't think she's coming down there but she might come to the game in New York.' "And they released that but not when I said she already had a boyfriend. Left untouched and until now sealed by massive boulders at the tower’s base, the soil that was studied forms part of the structure’s foundation.
Likewise, it is the location described in I Kings , when the prophet Natan and the priest Zadok anoint King Solomon “on the Gihon.” Most scholars place the rule of King David at c. The new Weizmann study’s radiocarbon dating, however, dates the construction of the Spring Citadel to after c. It could not have been in existence when King David reportedly captured it, meaning it is probably not the biblical Fortress of Zion.
The Spring Citadel was excavated in the City of David National Park by dozens of researchers led by Professor Ronny Reich of the University of Haifa and Eli Shukrun of the Israel Antiquities Authority and dated to 3,800 years ago.
(City of David) A new Weizmann Institute study has discovered radiocarbon-dating evidence of the First Temple period under a tower in Jerusalem’s City of David that was previously dated to the Canaanite period.
According to a Weizmann Institute press release, the team can produce “highly accurate results on something as small as a seed.” “Getting one’s hands dirty is all part of building a reliable chronology,” said Boaretto.
Two sections of sediment were sampled for radiocarbon dating beneath the foundation stones at two locations to provide “an absolute dating” for the structure, according to the study.