Photo © Israel Antiquities Authority
Seal impression from legal archive:
[(Belonging) to] Nahum son of She’ila

City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE
L: 1.7; W: 1.6; Th: 0.4-0.7 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 1984-123
This seal impression was found within a group of some fifty seal impressions on the floor of a house in the City of David. Most of the names they bear are known from the Bible. The documents they sealed were part of a public archive situated near the city center.

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