Earliest alphabetical inscription from Biblical times found in Jerusalem

A 3,000-year-old inscribed piece of an earthenware jug dating back to the  time of King David has archaeologists stumped.

The ancient inscription is the earliest alphabetical written text ever found  in Jerusalem, according to researchers from Hebrew University who discovered the  artifact.

Working near the Temple Mount, head archaeologist Eilat Mazar uncovered the  10th century B.C.E inscription, engraved on a large pithos, a necklace ceramic  jar, along with six others at the Ophel excavation site.

The inscription is written in the Canaanite language….for pictures and to read more click below

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