Re: newly discovered seal impressions
- In addition to the information posted by Sam Wolff, note might be taken
of the following.
The IAA's press releases ("Greetings from Ahimelekh and Yehokhil, from
Netofa in Judah (23/2/2009)") are at
The press releases may also be found at the following temporary URLs
where one may click on a link (at the bottom) to get to a ZIP file for seven
high resolution pictures of the finds.
(I call them "temporary" URLs as they will be re-used for new releases.)
The seven pictures are enlargeable when opened and viewed on the Windows
Picture and Fax Viewer or Photo Gallery.
The direct link to the pictures is
The temporary press release also notes: For additional details, kindly
contact: Meyrav Shay, Acting Spokesperson of the Israel Antiquities
Authority: 972-52-4284408, meyrav@...
Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has also issued the IAA's press
release ("Royal seal impressions from the First Temple period discovered
south of Jerusalem") at
The following are some news and blog postings:
Ha'aretz ("Archaeologists unearth relics from eras of First and Second
The Jerusalem Post ("Biblical seals unearthed in Jerusalem dig"):
Dr. Jim West:
Todd Bolen's Bible Places (with links):
Dr. Jim Davila's PaleoJudaica:
Joseph I. Lauer
Brooklyn, New York