Tower of Babel and other Structures

Locations and Structures that have been found and verified archeologically:
  • The palace at Jericho where Eglon, king of Moab, was assassinated by Ehud (Judges 3:15-30)
  • The east gate of Shechem where Gaal and Zebul watched the forces of Abimelech approach the city (Judges 9:34-38)
  • The Temple of Baal/El-Berith in Shechem, where funds were obtained to finance Abimelech’s kingship and where the citizens of Shechem took refuge when Abimelech attacked the city (Judges 9:4)
  • The base of the Tower of Babel in Babylon where language was confused (Genesis 11:1-9) {RS Note – possible – not confirmed}
  • The Pool of Gibeon where the forces of David and Ishbosheth fought during the struggle for the kingship of Israel (2 Samuel 2:12-32)
  • The Pool of Heshbon, likened to the eyes of the Shulammite woman (Song of Songs 7:4)
  • The royal palace at Samaria where the kings of Israel lived (1 Kings 20:43)
  • The Pool of Samaria where King Ahab’s chariot was washed after his death (1 Kings 22:29-38)
  • The royal palace in Babylon where King Belshazzar held the feast and Daniel interpreted the handwriting on the wall (Daniel 5)
  • The Square in front of the royal gate at Susa where Mordecai met with Halthach, Xerxes’ eunuch (Esther 4:6)
  • The foundation of the synagogue at Capernaum where Jesus cured a man with an unclean spirit (Mark 1:21-28) and delivered the sermon on the bread of life (John 6:25-59)
  • The house of Peter at Capernaum where Jesus healed Peter’s mother-in-law and others (Matthew 8:14-16) {RS Note – possible, not confirmed}
  • Jacob’s well where Jesus spoke to the Samaritan woman (John 4)
  • The Pool of Bethesda in Jerusalem, where Jesus healed a crippled man (John 5:1-14)
  • The Pool of Siloam in Jerusalem, where Jesus healed a blind man (John 9:1-4)
  • The theater at Ephesus where the riot of silversmiths occurred (Acts 19:29)
  • Herod’s palace at Caesarea where Paul was kept under guard (Acts 23:33-35)
The items presented above are from: (http://timetobelieve.com/archeology.html)