The location of Ezion-Geber remains a matter of dispute. See Gary Pratico, “Where Is Ezion-Geber?” BAR 12:05; Alexander Flinder, “Is This Solomon’s Seaport?” BAR 15:04.


The Cairo Genizah is a trove of about 140,000 medieval manuscripts recovered from a Cairo synagogue. See S.D. Goitein, A Mediterranean Society (Berkeley, CA: Univ. of California Press, 1967).


See Ze’ev Herzog, Miriam Aharoni and Anson F. Rainey, “Arad—An Ancient Israelite Fortress with a Temple of Yahweh,” BAR 13:02; Ruth Amiran, Rolf Goethert and Ornit Olan, “The Well of Arad,” BAR 13:02.


See Hershel Shanks, “The Biblical Minimalists: Expunging Ancient Israel’s Past,” Bible Review, June 1997; “Scholar Claims Bible Scholars Suppress Palestinian History in Favor of Israelites,” BAR 22:02.


“‘David’ Found at Dan,” BAR 20:02; David Noel Freedman and Jeffrey C. Geoghegan, “‘House of David’ Is There!” BAR 21:02.


See Philip R. Davies, “‘House of David’ Built on Sand,” BAR 20:04.