Friday, January 07, 2022

New information on ancient Hebrew inscribed seals

NORTHWEST SEMITIC EPIGRAPHY: Biblical name, seals shed light on First Temple treasuries. New research published in the Jerusalem Journal of Archaeology offers insights on where the Kingdom of Judah kept its wealth some 2,600 years ago (Rossella Tercatin, Jerusalem Post).

It finally occurred to someone to look at the backs of those inscribed seals. They turn out to bear unexpectedly important information.

For more on the Immer seal, see here, here, and here.

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