Ancient Clay Seal Found In David Jewish Temple at the Old City of Jerusalem (Photo)

By on Dec 26, 2011 in Amazing, Archaelogy, Middle East, Science, Weird Comments
Ancient Rare Clay Seal


Image Credit: Oded Balilty

A rare, coin-sized clay seal was found in the Jewish holy site of the Old City of Jerusalem by Israeli archaeologists, according to reports by several international news sites on Sunday, December 25, 2011.

The ancient seal is reportedly linked to a 2,000-year-old religious ritual by the Jewish Temple. Archaeologists believe that the seal dates back between the 1st century B.C. to 70 A.D.. Reports say that the ancient seal is the written seal historical find from that period of Jerusalem‘s history.

Two Aramaic words, meaning “pure for God”, was reportedly engraved over the ancient seal found in the Western wall.

Israeli archaeologists announced the ancient seal discovery during a news conference at the archaeological site known as the City of David in east Jerusalem.



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