Weekly Summary: 1st - 7th November, 2022

Each week, Studies of Biblical Interest brings you a brief summary of the discoveries, news items, and advances across the fields on which we focus. If you have a story you'd like us to share, please email the details to editors@biblicaljournal.org.

A group of Israeli researchers may have come nearer to examining the truthfulness of some biblical occurences.

Researchers have reconstructed the writing to include the name of the well-known Judahite king, Hezekiah, and a possible mention of his achievements.

The finding of Tutankhamun's tomb remains one of the most extraordinary discoveries of the 20th century. Dr Karin Sowada, describes why it still captures our imagination.

In commemoration of the centennial of the discovery and the bicentennial of the decoding of Egyptian hieroglyphs, a 1929 reproduction has come to the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East.

The use of fire can tell us a lot about human development. Femke Reidsma has found a way to identify how our ancestors used fire.Israel