This item is a handle of a storage jar. It stands out because of the relief on the upper part of it, which is made by printing the real "lmlk ziph" seal. It represents the royal emblem of Hezekiah, King of Judah, which consists of a four-winged beetle.
Provenance: Archaeological Center, Israel, 2006
Previous owner: Documentation at Archaeological Center.
Export authorization from the Israel Antiquities Authority No. 2926 with date 20/04/2006
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- Holy Land
- Storage-jar handle with the Royal "lmlk ziph" seal, emblem of Hezekiah, King of Judah.
- 8 cm
- Century/ Timeframe
- 700 B.C.