The First Temple Period artifact was found at a dig near the City of David outside the Old City walls adjacent to the Temple Mount. The seal is made of semiprecious stone, indicating that the woman who owned it was wealthy and influential.
A second seal, found in the same area, belonged to “Sa‘aryahu ben Shabenyahu.”
“Finding seals that bear names from...
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