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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- Oldest Bible-Era Inscription (foxnews.com)