Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Neta Dror
“God, creator of the earth,” fragment of a jar, inscribed in Hebrew, that may have contained offerings for the Temple
Iron Age II, late 8th century BCE
Ink on pottery
H: 9; L: 14.6 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 1980-3
The inscription is reminiscent of Genesis 14:19.

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir