Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Margalit Slovin
“(Belonging) to BLTH; (Belonging) to BLTH; LY; (Belonging) to YALY,” Hebrew inscription incised on a stone
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th – early 6th century BCE
Limestone
H: 14; W: 38 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 1986-394
 
 
The repeated words may indicate that this was a writing exercise.


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir