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26 July 2010

www.israelnationalnews.com July 26th … press release by the Hebrew University. A Law Code with parallels to the Code of Hammurabi has been found written on fragments of a cuneiform tablet dating back to the Middle Bronze Age. They were found in a new excavation taking place at Hazor which will be interesting to keep an eye on. The latest discovery, it is said, opens an interesting avenue for possible further investigation of a connection between Biblical Law and the Code of Hammurabi. That link of course is the West Semitic Amorites (of Babylonia) with origins in Syria-Palestine. The connection is a MB site at Hazor and a MB Amorite king of Babylon.

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