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Rare Mark From Biblical King's Seal Spotted on Jerusalem Artifact

Israeli archaeologists have discovered a mark from the seal of biblical King Hezekiah, who helped build Jerusalem into an ancient metropolis. The circular inscription, on a piece of clay less than a centimeter (0.4 inch) long, may very well have been made by the king himself, said Eilat Mazar of Jerusalem's Hebrew University, who directed the excavation where it was uncovered. Hezekiah ruled around 700 B.C. and was described in the Bible as a daring monarch — "There was no one...

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