Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Neta Dror
Burial inscription
Khirbet el-Qom
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE
H: 34; W: 40 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 1972-169
“Uriyahu the prince wrote it: Blessed be Uriyahu by Yahweh, and his Asherah, for from his enemies he (Yahweh) has saved him.”

Hestrin, Ruth, Israeli, Yael, Meshorer, Yaakov, Eitan, Avraham, Inscriptions reveal: Documents from the time of the Bible, the Mishna and the Talmud, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1973, English / Hebrew

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