Tag: paleo hebrew script

First Person: A Little Jot on a Jerusalem Column

01/14 | The Jerusalem Column is the first inscription from the Second Temple period where the full spelling of the Hebrew name of Jerusalem appears.   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions.

How Ancient Taxes Were Collected Under King Manasseh

01/01 | 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.

2,000-Year-Old Jerusalem Inscription Bears City’s Name

10/09 | Archaeologists have unearthed a Second Temple period stone inscription that spells the name Jerusalem as Yerushalayim (as it’s spelled in Hebrew today).   Read more…

Posted in News, Inscriptions.


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