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Infographic: Yahweh among the gods

  (click on image to expand) A comparison of Yahweh theology with the dragon slaying motif, cloud rider title and Egyptian solar art and theology.

Infographic: Seal Artifacts Identifying Biblical Persons

The following infographic visualizes some of my research on Hebrew seals and Bullae of the Iron Age royal court. Basically, I used formal verification criteria modeled in Lawrence J. Mykytiuk's doctoral thesis,  Identifying Biblical Persons in Northwest Semitic Inscriptions and determined that of the thousands of seals and seal impressions discovered in the archeological record which ones we can say with confidence identify individuals named in the Hebrew Bible. Benjamin Stanhope, "Iconography on Hebrew Seals and Bullae Identifying Biblical Persons and the Apparent Paradox of Egyptian Solar Symbols" in Meir and Edith Lubetski (eds.), Epigraphy, Iconography, and the Bible . Hebrew Bible Monographs 98 (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2022), 175-206. Click to enlarge

My Art: Ancient Near Eastern Gods

Harpocrates  The birth of Horus from the lotus Yahweh Yahweh, Deber and Resheph (Habakkuk 3:4-5)  Baal and Yahweh: The Cloud Rider motif Ra and the Uraeus gods "There is a shout of joy to Ra at the entrance to the doors of the earth... The serpents sing and exalt thee, and the divine serpents lighten thy darkness."