Tag: Temple Mount

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.

What the Temple Mount Floor Looked Like

04/25 | More than a hundred colorful polished stone tiles have been recovered by the Temple Mount Sifting Project. The tiles reveal what the Temple Mount floors looked like in Herod’s time.   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.

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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