Tag: paleo hebrew script

When Was the Hebrew Bible Written?

05/10 | When was the Hebrew Bible written? Ostraca with Hebrew inscriptions excavated from the Iron Age fortress at Arad in Israel may provide clues, say researchers from Tel Aviv University.   Read more…

Posted in Hebrew Bible, Inscriptions, News.

Precursor to Paleo-Hebrew Script Discovered in Jerusalem

05/05 | 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.

How Ancient Taxes Were Collected Under King Manasseh

04/01 | 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 evidence for how ancient taxes were   Read more…

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


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