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Ancient clay seal found under Western Wall Plaza

Ancient clay seal found under Western Wall Plaza

Excavations at Western Wall Plaza unearth unique stamped clay from the First Temple Period believed to belong to city governor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2018 09:47
600 BCE inscriptions prove ancient Jewish literacy

600 BCE inscriptions prove ancient Jewish literacy

Arad fort inscriptions reveal remarkable levels of Jewish literacy in Kingdom of Judah, shedding light on the Bible's ancient roots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2016 22:00
2,700-Year-Old Pottery Found in City of David

2,700-Year-Old Pottery Found in City of David

Newly-discovered pottery shards with writing dating back 2,700 years shed more light on the First Temple era.Shlomo Pyutrokovski, 18/08/2013 10:56
Discovery Shows Bethlehem Part of Kingdom of Judah

Discovery Shows Bethlehem Part of Kingdom of Judah

Archaeologists have discovered the first evidence outside of the Bible that Bethlehem was part of the First Temple era Kingdom of Judah.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 23/05/2012 10:29
Evidence Confirms Early Reign of King David

Evidence Confirms Early Reign of King David

An archaeologist finds spectacular evidence confirming the reign of King David and that non-Jews believed in one Creator.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 08/05/2012 16:21
'Matanyahu' Seal Found near Solomon's Temple

'Matanyahu' Seal Found near Solomon's Temple

Seal with name similar to Prime Minister's found in the physically closest structure to King Solomon's Temple ever unearthed. Gil Ronen, 01/05/2012 12:50