OLDEST INSCRIPTION FOUND: JAR WITH 3,000-YEAR-OLD INSCRIPTION FOUND IN JERUSALEM, TEXT DATED BACK TO KING DAVID’S TIME

Jar fragment bearing an inscription in a Canaanite language that was unearthed near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount by Hebrew University archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar.( photo credit: Dr. Eilat Mazar/ Noga Cohen-Aloro)

Oldest inscription found in Jerusalem, but no one can read it

3,000-year-old text from King David’s time, in an unknown language on the top of a jug, is earliest alphabetical writing ever found in holy city Continue reading