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King Hezekiah’s Seal Impression Found in the Ophel Excavations Jerusalem, Israel

Archaeologist Eilat Mazar announces latest discovery from Ophel excavations.

8 Comments

  1. Timo says:

    Is there an explanation, why the ankh-cross can be seen on the seal, which is an ancient Egyptian symbol (on the right-hand side)?

  2. Astrid says:

    L.s.
    Exciting indeed! But what I remember of Hezekiah, was his zeal to promote the pure religion of his god Jehovah. He was very keen to remove idols and objects of idolatry and foreign deities from his people. Therefor I am very surprised to find that “his” seal contains an ankh, a pagan sign, used by the ancient Egyptians. How peculiar.

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