“Excavations at Western Wall Plaza unearth unique stamped clay from the First Temple Period believed to belong to city governor” [VIDEO]

Ancient clay seal found under Western Wall Plaza
by Staff
January 1, 2018

A unique stamped piece of clay from the First Temple Period, inscribed in ancient Hebrew script, was unearthed in the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) excavations in the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem… According to the excavator, Dr. Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah, “the Bible mentions two governors of Jerusalem, and this finding reveals that such a position was actually held by someone in the city some 2700 years ago.” This extraordinary find is a lump of clay, stamped and pre-fired. It measures 13×15 mm and is 2-3 mm thick. READ MORE

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