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Seal impression from legal archive:

Seal impression from legal archive:

Seal impression from legal archive:

(Belonging) to Benayahu son of Hoshayahu

Clay

L: 1.4; W: 1.6 cm

IAA:

1984-160

Archaeology/Israelite & Persian Periods

This seal impression was found within a group of some fifty seal impressions on the floor of a house in the City of David. Most of the names they bear are known from the Bible. The documents they sealed were part of a public archive situated near the city center.