Black Christians : Biblical King's Royal Seal Unearthed Near Temple Mount

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    Biblical King's Royal Seal Unearthed Near Temple Mount


    The royal seal of an ancient biblical king has been unearthed near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

    The seal, a clay impression depicting a two-winged sun with two ankh symbols on either side, was once used to seal papyrus documents associated with King Hezekiah, who ruled the kingdom of Judea from 727 B.C. to 698 B.C. The seal was unearthed in a trash heap near the walls of the ancient Temple Mount ...


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    Ancient Inscription From King Solomon's Time Unearthed


    A shard of pottery unearthed near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem bears an inscription that dates to the 10th century B.C.

    The inscription is the oldest alphabetic text found in Jerusalem and predates the earliest found Hebrew inscription in the region by 250 years ...


    http://www.livescience.com/38079-canaanite-inscription-found-near-temple-mount.html

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    This jar fragment from the time of Kings David and Solomon is the earliest alphabetical written text ever discovered in Jerusalem. Unearthed near Jerusalem's Temple Mount by Hebrew University archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar, it is dated to the tenth century BCE and bears an inscription in the Canaanite language.


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    One of the world’s oldest biblical texts read for the first time
    The En-Gedi scroll was a lump of crumbling coal for over 1,700 years, but a new technique "unwrapped" it


    ... Found in roughly the same area as the Dead Sea Scrolls, the En-Gedi scrolls were used by a Jewish community in the region between the 8th century BCE and 6th century CE. In the year 600 CE, the community and its temple were destroyed by fire. Archaeologists disagree on the exact historical provenance of the En-Gedi scrolls—carbon dating suggests fourth century, but stratigraphic evidence points to a date closer to the second. Either way, these scrolls could provide a kind of missing link between the biblical texts of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the traditional biblical text of the Tanakh found in the Masoretic Text from roughly the 9th century. As the researchers put it in a paper published in Science Advances: ...

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