Archaeologists reaffirmed the reality of the Kingdom of Judah
Israeli archaeologists during excavations of the ancient Jerusalem’s Ophelia (near the southern wall of the Temple Mount) found a seal impression (bull) with the inscription “לחזקיהו (בן) אחז מלך יהדה” – that “belonged to Hezekiah – king of Judah.”
According to the report, this unique discovery confirms the reality of Hezekiah king of Judah, mentioned in the Bible.
The discovery was made by a group of the archeologists of the Hebrew University, headed by Dr. Eilat Mazar.
According to the text of the Tanach, Hezekiah the son of Ahaz – one of the most famous representatives of King David’s dynasty, who ruled in Jerusalem more than 2,700 years ago.
King David and his son Shlomo (Solomon) created a powerful Jewish Empire about 3 thousands years ago.
The territory of the empire was bounded by the river
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