Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Moss on the Jerusalem "City Governor" bulla

CANDIDA MOSS: Does This Tiny Piece of Clay Mean the Bible Is True? A seal found buried near the Western Wall in Jerusalem has led to grandiose claims about its ability to verify parts of the Bible (The Daily Beast).
It may seem like historical detritus, but the discovery of any evidence of Judaism near the temple is a politically delicate matter.
Background here with a relevant link.

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