Archaeologists In Jerusalem Discover Seal Stamp That May Have Belonged To Biblical Prophet Isaiah

Archaeologists in Israel have made a marvelous discovery during a recent excavation at the foot of the southern wall of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

The Biblical Archaeological Society reports that scientists discovered a clay seal stamp they believe belonged to Old Testament Prophet Isaiah.

The 2,700-year-old artifact clearly has the prophet’s name — Yesha’yah is the English transliteration — in ancient Hebrew script, according to Dr. Eilat Mazar of Hebrew University in Jerusalem. It is about one-half inch wide and oval shaped.

In ancient times, clay stamps, also called “bulla,” were used to authenticate documents and other items.

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