Governor of Jerusalem (2,700 Year Old Discovery)

A 2,700-year-old ‘governor of Jerusalem’ seal impression has been discovered.  Very interesting!

“Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Monday a 2,700-year-old clay seal impression which they said belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalem.

“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.

“The impression, the size of a small coin, depicts two standing men, facing each other in a mirror-like manner and wearing striped garments reaching down to their knees. It was unearthed near the plaza of Judaism’s Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem.”

Check out the full article here.

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