Tag: bullae

On View: Seals of Isaiah and King Hezekiah Discovered

06/12 | On view through August 19, 2018, the exhibit Seals of Isaiah and King Hezekiah Discovered presents two seal impressions found 3 feet apart in the Ophel excavations led by archaeologist   Read more…

Posted in News, Exhibits/Events.

Titus Flavius Josephus and the Prophet Jeremiah

05/02 | In the first century C.E., during the First Jewish Revolt, the Jewish historian Josephus urged his besieged countrymen in Jerusalem to surrender to the Romans. Half a millennium earlier, Jeremiah   Read more…

Posted in People in the Bible.

How Ancient Taxes Were Collected Under King Manasseh

04/17 | 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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