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September 25, 2015  (Source: http://www.jpost.com)

A rare 3,000-year old seal, from the time of King David in the 10th century BCE, was recently discovered by a 10-year-old Russian volunteer at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount Sifting Project.

Dr. Gabriel Barkay, co-founder and director of the project – which sifts through thousands of tons of illegally removed earth from the contested holy site in 1999 by the Wakf religious trust to build a mosque – said that the finding is unprecedented.

“The seal is the first of its kind to be found in Jerusalem,” said Barkay, a world-renowned archaeologist and Israel Prize laureate, who has led the project for more than 10 years.

“The dating of the seal corresponds to the historical period of the Jebusites and the conquest of Jerusalem by King David, as well as the construction of the Temple and the royal official compound by his son, King Solomon.”

“What makes this discovery particularly significant,” Barkay continued, “is that it originated from upon the Temple Mount itself.”

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September 25, 2015

Rare 3,000-Year Old King David Era Seal Discovered by Temple Mount Sifting Project

September 25, 2015  (Source: http://www.jpost.com) A rare 3,000-year old seal, from the time of King David in the 10th century BCE, was recently discovered by a 10-year-old […]
September 25, 2015

Islamic Terrorism and Western Ecumenism by Vladimir Moss

September 25, 2015 (Source: http://www.orthodoxchristianbooks.com) Aristotle once said that the last virtue of a dying civilization is tolerance. Certainly, this is the only virtue – if it […]
September 25, 2015

Russia Exhumes Relics of Royal Martyrs

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September 23, 2015

Bulgarian Scholars Say 9th Century Bulgarian Great Basilica of Pliska Modeled After Constantinian Old St. Peter’s in Rome

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