We descended to the canon again, and then the guide began to give name and history to every bank and boulder we came to: "This was the Field of Blood; these cuttings in the rocks were shrines and temples of Moloch; here they sacrificed children; yonder is the Zion Gate; the Tyropean Valley, the Hill of Ophel
; here is the junction of the Valley of Jehoshaphat--on your right is the Well of Job." We turned up Jehoshaphat.
The exhibit will be closed on Saturdays.<br />Items on display will include nearly three dozen artifacts from the time of King Hezekiah, including the recently discovered royal seal impressions of King Hezekiah and Isaiah from the Ophel
excavations, royal Judean vessels and weapons.<br />Brad Macdonald is curator of this priceless exhibit.
It was among the 34 bullae found during Mazar's 2009 Ophel
excavations, one of them belonging to Judean king Hezekiah, who ruled in the early seventh century B.C.
The original Hebrew text of the Book of Samuel uses two words to describe the plague's pathology, namely techorim (tumor) and ophel
(boil), both appropriate for bubonic plague.
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The discovery of Hezekiah's royal seal impression in the Ophel
excavations "vividly brings to life the Biblical narratives about King Hezekiah, and the activity conducted during his lifetime in Jerusalem's Royal Quarter," says the Hebrew University.
Gershon Galil, a professor of ancient history and biblical studies at the University of Haifa, told Fox News that the Ophel
inscription - 3,000-year-old characters found in Israel in July - is the earliest alphabetical written text ever found in Jerusalem and proves the real basis behind parables and stories in the world's most famous book.
The carving was discovered on a clay jug in the Ophel
area, near the southern wall of the Temple Mount, by a Hebrew University archaeological team headed by Dr.
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In Excavations on the South of the Temple Mount: The Ophel
of Biblical Jerusalem, ed E.