Once again, the archaeological find of yet another unearthed artifact not only supports Jerusalem to be an ancient Jewish city, it corroborate the accounts written in the Holy Bible.
By David Lazarus
A Rare and Exciting Discovery: A 2,600-year-old seal with impression bearing the words: “belongs to Nathan-Melech, Servant of the King.”
The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) reports that the seal was excavated in the City of David along the south-eastern slopes of the Temple Mount and is dated to the First Temple period.
The name Nathan-Melech appears only once in the Bible, in II Kings 23:11, where he is described as an official in the court of King Josiah, who participated in a cleansing of the Temple precincts that King Josiah initiated. Continue Reading »