Lachish excavations illustrate Bible information

Referring to the fight against paganism in the biblical city of Lachish, 2 Kings 10 says: “Then they demolished the pillar of Ba’al, and destroyed the temple of Ba’al, and made it a latrine to this day.”

Excavations in Israel have for the first time discovered an actual physical toilet of the kind referred to in this passage. —via Archaeologists In Israel Find Evidence That Proves Literal Truth Of Bible

One should exercise caution when popular media (even, or especially, so-called Christian media) proclaim that archaeology proves the Bible true, but this story appears to hold together.

Its point about the city gates being the center of municipal activities is accurate.

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