See “‘David’ Found at Dan,” BAR 20:02; “More Fragments from ‘David’ Stela Found at Dan,” BAR 20:05.

Few scholars take seriously the suggestion by Philip Davies (“‘House of David’ Built on Sand,” BAR 20:04) and the so-called Copenhagen school (see letters of Thomas L. Thompson and Niels Peter Lemche, BAR 21:02) that dwd in the Dan stele should be read “Dod,” referring to a hitherto unknown deity. See Anson Rainey, “The ‘House of David’ and the House of the Deconstructionists,” BAR 20:06, and his letter in BAR, Queries & Comments,BAR 20:06. In the colorful language of Kenneth A. Kitchen in the article cited in endnote 1:

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