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Seal of Hezekiah discovered in Jerusalem (Updated)

The Israel Antiquities Authority just announced the discovery of a clay seal (bulla) bearing King Hezekiah’s personal seal. The object was discovered in situ in 2009 but just recently deciphered in its entirety. The iconography is interesting and is described below. … Continue reading

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New Find: Clay Seal from 1st Century Jewish Temple (with Inscription)

Recent digs next to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount have uncovered a small inscribed clay seal that seems to have been involved with worship at the 1st-century (New Testament-era)  Temple. Its inscription has a shortened form of the name of God (“Yahweh”) … Continue reading

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