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Jerusalem Excavation Reveals 2,700-Year-Old Seal of Israelite King

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Jerusalem (TPS) – The first ever seal impression of a Judean king was unearthed in Jerusalem on Wednesday, December 2, during a scientific excavation. The significant discovery was made at the Ophel excavations, at the foot of the southern wall of the Temple Mount. Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute of Archaeology found the impression, which is of the royal seal of King Hezekiah (727-698 BCE).

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