Archaeological News: How The Isaiah Biblical Seal Could Prove The Bible Is Historically Accurate | Science | News

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“In 2018, excavations in the Ophel – the raised area between the City of David and the Temple Mount – produced a fragmented clay bubble or round seal dating from the 8th or 7th century BC, bearing the name from the owner, Isaiah the Prophet. “In 2018, archaeologist Eilat Mazar published an article in Biblical Archeology Review, presenting the clay seal to the world.

If an inscription on the seal mentions the Hebrew prophet well, then it is the first extrabiblical source confirming his existence.

Professor Meyer, who is an expert on Middle Eastern languages, said: “In the ancient Near East, seals were often engraved with the owner’s name and could serve as a legal signature.



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