2,700-year-old seal discovered in Jerusalem

Source:Xinhua Published: 2018/1/2 16:27:49

Israeli archaeologists unveil a 2,700-year-old clay seal impression which they said belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalem, Jan. 1, 2018. The artifact, inscribed in an ancient Hebrew script as “belonging to the governor of the city”, was likely attached to a shipment or sent as a souvenir on behalf of the governor, the most prominent local position held in Jerusalem at the time, the Israel Antiquities Authority said. (Photo/Agencies)

Israeli archaeologists unveil a 2,700-year-old clay seal impression which they said belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalem, Jan. 1, 2018. The artifact, inscribed in an ancient Hebrew script as “belonging to the governor of the city”, was likely attached to a shipment or sent as a souvenir on behalf of the governor, the most prominent local position held in Jerusalem at the time, the Israel Antiquities Authority said. (Photo/Agencies)


 

Israeli archaeologists unveil a 2,700-year-old clay seal impression which they said belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalem, Jan. 1, 2018. The artifact, inscribed in an ancient Hebrew script as “belonging to the governor of the city”, was likely attached to a shipment or sent as a souvenir on behalf of the governor, the most prominent local position held in Jerusalem at the time, the Israel Antiquities Authority said. (Photo/Agencies)


 
 

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