Ancient Biblical Era Seals of King Hezekiah and Maybe Isaiah
(image: Courtesy Dr. Eilat Mazar)
Clay artifacts bearing the seal of King Hezekiah and possibly the seal of the Prophet Isaiah are to be unveiled in Edmond, Oklahoma, on Sunday.
The 2,700-year-old symbols were found during excavations south of the Temple Mount, in an area called the Ophel, which was in use by the Judean royal household for centuries. Each of the small bulla (plural: bullae) bearing the seals would have been used to indicate ownership of particular objects. Read More…