Tag: Hebrew Inscription

How Ancient Taxes Were Collected Under King Manasseh

06/01 | Discovered during the Temple Mount Sifting Project, this seventh-century B.C.E. clay bulla inscribed in paleo-Hebrew script with the phrase “Gibeon, for the king” provides new evidence for how ancient taxes   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Daily Life and Practice, Inscriptions.

Precursor to Paleo-Hebrew Script Discovered in Jerusalem

05/09 | Alan Millard examines the Proto-Canaanite script of the earliest alphabetic text ever found in Jerusalem. What can it tell us about literacy during the time of David and Solomon?   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.

Mosaic Inscription from a Synagogue at Horvat Huqoq

01/02 | The Israel Antiquities Authority’s David Amit analyzes and translates a Hebrew or Aramaic mosaic inscription from the Huqoq synagogue.   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.


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