Photo © Israel Antiquities Authority
Seal impression from legal archive:
"(Belonging) to Jedayahu son of Meshullam"

City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE
L: 1.6; W: 1.9 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 1984-145
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