Was Socoh Destroyed in 701 BC?

Socoh does not seem to have a “Top-Register” type of lmlk stamp, and is extremely near Khirbet Rabud, a town likely destroyed in Sennacherib’s campaign. Socoh’s latest lmlk stamp, Grena’s S2DR, may have been carried by refugees to the much safer cities of Gibeon, Mizpah and Jericho.

Author: pithom

An atheist with an interest in the history of the ancient Near East. Author of the Against Jebel al-Lawz Wordpress blog.

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