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Ancient Discovery is First Testimony to Full Name of Jerusalem

Eliana Rudee : Oct 9, 2018 : BreakingIsraelNews.com

While Jerusalem is mentioned 660 times in the Hebrew Bible, only five mentions have the full spelling as we know it today, including Jeremiah 26:18, Esther 2:6, 2 Chronicles 25:1, 2 Chronicles 32: 9 and 2 Chronicles 25: 1.

(Israel)— [Breakingisraelnews.com] The first epigraphic testimony noting the full spelling of Jerusalem in letters was unveiled at Jerusalem's Israel Museum for the first time Tuesday in a joint press conference of the museum and the Israel Antiquities Authority. (Photo credit: Eliana Rudee/Breaking Israel News)

At the press conference on October 9, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced the 2,000 year-old discovery from the Second Temple Period (First Century AD), which will be part of a new exhibition of artifacts from the capital city of Jerusalem.

Found at the excavation site of an ancient Jewish potter's quarter near Binyanei Ha'Uma (The International Convention Center) in Jerusalem, excavation director Danit Levy found the limestone inscription last winter. Discovered out of context, the Aramaic inscriptions appear on a column drum supporting the foundations of a Roman structure are Hebrew letters, typical of the Second Temple Period, that read: "Hananiah son of Dodalos of Jerusalem."

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