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Department: Israelite & Persian Periods
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Bull statuette
Samaria region
Iron Age I, 12th century BCE

Philistine dedicatory inscription
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Female figurine
Ashdod
Iron Age I, 12th century BCE

“House of David“ inscribed on a victory stele
Dan
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Epitaph of King Uzziah of Judah
Jerusalem
1st century BCE – 1st century CE

Holy of Holies from the sanctuary at Arad
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Hebrew letter
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Cultic stele
Bethsaida
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Lidded storage jar with a stamp on the handle, "Belonging to the king, Hebron"
Lachish
Iron Age II, late 8th century BCE

Lachish relief (replica)
Ninveh, Assyria
Iron Age II, early 7th century BCE

Sennacherib recounts his triumphs
Ninveh, Assyria
691 BCE

“Priestly Benediction” on amulets
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
6th century BCE

Hebrew letter
Lachish
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Hebrew letter (ostracon)
Lachish
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

A reaper's plea
Mezad Hashavyahu
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

“(Belonging) to Eliyahu,” Hebrew inscription on a jug
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 8th century BCE

Altar
Rehov
Iron Age II, 10th century BCE

Figurine of a god
Hazor
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Figurine of a god
Beth Shean
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Figurine of a seated god
Tel Kinneret
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Vessel for offering wine, oil, or milk
Tell el-Hammah
Iron Age II, 10th century BCE

Vessel for offering wine, oil, or milk
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, 10th century BCE

Model shrine
Rehov
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Pedestal for the figure of a deity
Taanach
Iron Age I, 10th century BCE

Ritual stand decorated with two fertility goddesses
Megiddo
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Ritual stand decorated with a fertility goddess and other figures
Beit Shean
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Ritual stand decorated with snakes and birds
Beth Shean
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Large storage jar
Shiloh
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Ritual stand
Hazor
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Krater
Dothan
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Bowl decorated with animal figures
Tell el-Hammah
Iron Age II, 10th century BCE

Large cooking pot
Jokneam
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Cooking jug
'Izbet Sartah
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Ritual stand
'Ai
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Baboon figurine
Ekron
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Figure of female mourner from a bowl used in funerary banquets
Tel Eton
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Figure of female mourner from a bowl used in funerary banquets
Azor
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Knife used for animal sacrifice
Ekron
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Chalice
Tell el-Farah (south)
Iron Age II, 10th-9th century BCE

Figure of female mourner from bowls used in funerary banquets
Tel Eton
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Ritual stand
Ashdod
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Phallus-shaped vessel, for ritual use
Tel Zafit
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Phallus-shaped vessel, for ritual use
Tel Zafit
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Cup in the shape of a lioness, for ritual use
Tel Zafit
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Cup in the shape of a lioness, for ritual use
Nahal Pattish
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Sacred architecture: model shrine
Yavneh
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Sacred architecture: model shrine
Yavneh
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Sacred architecture: model shrine
Yavneh
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Sacred architecture: model shrine
Yavneh
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Sacred architecture: model shrine
Yavneh
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Sacred architecture: model shrine
Yavneh
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Sacred architecture: model shrine
Yavneh
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Beer jug decorated with birds, fish, and floral and geometric motifs
Tel Eton
Iron Age I, 12th century BCE

Drinking bowl decorated with an octopus
Ashkelon
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Jug
Azor
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Drinking bowl
Ekron
Iron Age I, 12th century BCE

Wine bottle
Azor
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Stirrup jug
Azor
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Drinking bowl
Ekron
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Bowl for mixing wine
Tel Zippor
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Beer jug
Ashdod
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Bottle in the shape of a horn
Beit Shemesh
Iron Age I, 12th century BCE

Drinking bowl
Azor
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Drinking bowl
Ekron
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Bottle
Azor
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Plate
Azor
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Krater for mixing wine
Azor
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Royal capital
Ramat Rahel
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Royal capital
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 9th–7th century BCE

Royal capital
Ramat Rahel
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Model shrine
Trans-Jordan
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Model shrine
Trans-Jordan
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Elaborate column
Dan
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Balustrade
Ramat Rahel
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Royal fortress gate
Hazor
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Inscribed bowl with the word “Arad” incised backwards eight times
Arad
Iron Age II, early 6th century BCE

Letter (ostracon)
Arad
Iron Age II, early 7th century BCE

Inscription detailing grain measures (ostracon)
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Inscription detailing quantities of grain (ostracon)
Arad
Iron Age II, early 7th century BCE

List of names (ostracon)
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Letter (ostracon)
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Hebrew seal:
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

“Receipts” juglet
Lachish
Iron Age II, early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Fragment of seal impression from legal archive
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression from legal archive:
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Stamp seal:
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Hebrew stamp:
Mizpah
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal:
Megiddo
Iron Age II, first half of the 8th century BCE

Seal
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Seal Impression:
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Seal impression:
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal impression:
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, late 8th–7th century BCE

Scepter head, possibly belonging to a king
Qiryat Shemona
Iron Age II, 10th-9th century BCE

Scepter head, possibly belonging to a king
Dan
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: floral knob
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: sacred tree
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: sacred tree
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: sacred tree
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: the god Re and Horus the child
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: the godesses Isis and Nephthys
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: palmettes
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: lion
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: lion
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: striding sphinx
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: woman at the window
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: robed figure (the god Osiris?)
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: striding sphinx
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: palmette
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: Horus the child
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: the god Hah
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: lion and bull in combat
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: crouching lion
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: lotus chain
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: floral knob
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: floral knob
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: floral knob
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: human figure
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: human figure
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: fish
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: sphinx fragment
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: Horus the child
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: sphinx fragment
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: Lotus chain
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: border
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: palmettes
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: palmette
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: sphinx fragment
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: the letter Zayin, used for marking joints
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: the letter Resh, used for marking joints
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: sun and moon
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: the letter Nun, used for marking joints
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: the letter Beth, used for marking joints
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: the letters Aleph and Taw, used for marking joints
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: lion and griffin in combat
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: crouching lion
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Gold foil used in furniture inlay
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Glass paste (pâte de verre) used in furniture inlay
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Glass paste (pâte de verre) used in furniture inlay
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Glass paste (pâte de verre) used in furniture inlay
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: Lotus chain
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: Lotus chain
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: Lotus chain
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: sacred tree
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: sacred tree
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: sacred tree
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: stud
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: stud
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: stud
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: the letter Waw, used for marking joints
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: the letter Aleph, used for marking joints
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: Uraeus
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th–8th century BCE

Furniture inlay: enthroned figure
Samaria
Iron Age II, 9th–8th century BCE

Incense altar
Megiddo
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Offering bowl, possibly inscribed with the Hebrew abbreviation for “sacred”
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Offering bowl, possibly inscribed with the Hebrew abbreviation for “sacred”
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Incense shovel
Dan
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Incense shovel
Dan
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

The oldest known poor box, inscribed with the Hebrew word for “your brother”
Beit Shemesh
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Ritual stand
Megiddo
Iron Age, 12th century BCE

A musical ensemble on a ritual stand
Ashdod
Iron Age I, late 11th – early 10th century BCE

Double-flute player
Tel Malhata
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Harpist
Ashdod
Iron Age II, 10th century BCE

Double-flute player
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Drummer
Tel Ira
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Drummer
Horvat Nessiba
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Dancer
Horvat Qitmit
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Drummer
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Drummer
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Drummer
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Drummer
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Rattle
Hazor
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Flute
En Gedi
Iron Age II, early 6th century BCE

Flute
Yotvata
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Conch trumpet
Hazor
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Beer jug decorated with an animal procession led by a harpist
Megiddo
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Percussion instrument
Ekron
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Head of a goddess
Horvat Qitmit
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Ritual stand
Megiddo
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Incense altar
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, early 6th century BCE

Ritual stand
Tel Amal
Iron Age I, 9th century BCE

Incense burner
En Gev
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Horse and rider
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Horse figurine
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Model chair
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Model bed
Beersheba
Iron Age II, late 8th century BCE

Female figurine
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Female figurine
Beer Sheva
Iron Age II, late 8th century BCE

Female figurine
Tel Erani
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Female figurine
Judah
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Female figurine
Judah
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Female figurine
Judah
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Pomegranate bowl
Tel Halif
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Pomegranate shaped vessel
Ashdod
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Pomegranate-shaped vessel
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Scepter surmounted by pomegranate
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Scepter surmounted by pomegranate
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Scepter surmounted by pomegranate
Tel Sera
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Part of wine set: drinking bowl
Azor
Iron Age II, 9th-6th century BCE

Footed vessel
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

Decanter
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Drinking bowl
Aphek
Iron Age I, 9th century BCE

Bowl
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Bowl
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Bowl
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Bowl
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Dining and serving vessel: bowl
Dan
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Mortar and pestle
Hazor
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Cooking pot
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Cooking pot
Tel Hadar
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Baking tray
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Baking tray
Jokneam
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Cooking pot
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Figurine of a woman baking
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Strainer juglet
Tel Sera
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Jar with a hollow holder for a dipper juglet
Tel Ira
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Juglet
En Gedi
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Part of wine set: juglet
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, 9th-6th century BCE

Part of wine set: strainer
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, 9th-6th century BCE

Beer jug
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, 10th-6th century BCE

Strainer
Tell Qasile
Iron Age I, 10th century BCE

Wine press
Ashdod
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Jug
Shiloh
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Strainer
Shiloh
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Spinning bowl
Tell Keisan
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Spindle whorl
Beth Shean
Iron Age II, 10th-6th century BCE

Spindle whorl
Ramat Rahel
Iron Age II, 10th-6th century BCE

Spindle
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Needle
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 10th-6th century BCE

Needle
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Implement used in weaving
Tell Qasile
Iron Age II, 10th-6th century BCE

Implement used in weaving and sewing
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Implement used in weaving and sewing
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Pull toy in the shape of a bear
Beit Shemesh
Iron Age II, 10th century BCE

Pull toy in the shape of an otter
Beit Shemesh
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Game board or calendar
Aroer
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Gaming die
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Gaming die
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Game board (senet and tau)
Hazor
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Gaming piece
Ashdod
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Strainer
Tel Zafit
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

The Gezer Calendar (replica)
Gezer
Iron Age II, 10th century BCE

Pickax
Har Adir
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Trident
Tell el-Hammah
Iron Age II, 10th century BCE

Hoe
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Nose ring for a bull
Horvat Rosh Zayit
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Shears
Nahal Tut
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Double plowshare
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Saw
Horvat Rosh Zayit
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Hammer
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Cow goad
Horvat Rosh Zayit
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Horse and rider
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Axe
Akhzib
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Spearhead
Tel Zeror
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Spearhead
Tel Kinneret
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Spearhead
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Linchpin
Ashkelon
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Belt
Tel Eton
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Belt
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Sword
Tell el-Farah (south)
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Arrowhead
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, early 6th century BCE

Arrowhead
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, early 6th century BCE

Arrowhead
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, early 6th century BCE

Arrowhead
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, early 6th century BCE

Arrowhead
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, early 6th century BCE

Ceremonial sword
Vered Jericho
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Reconstructed scale (pans are original)
Israel
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Eight gerah weight
Lachish
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

One shekel weight
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Two shekel weight
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Four shekel weight
Mezad Hashavyahu
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Forty shekel weight
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Four-hundred shekel weight
Tell Beit Mirsim
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Pym weight
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Nezef weight
Mefalsim
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Weight
Beth Shean
Iron Age I, 12th century BCE

Lion-shaped weight
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Vessel containing hoard of silver ingots
En Gedi
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Silver hoard
Tel Dor
Iron Age I, late 11th century BCE

Mirror
Azor
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Figurine of a bathing woman
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Ointment container
Hazor
Iron Age II, 10th-8th century BCE

Cosmetic palette
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Cosmetic palette
Israel
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Cosmetic palette
Megiddo
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Decorated tridacna (clam) shell
Arad
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Ointment container with lid
Tell el-Hammah
Iron Age II, 10th century BCE

Cosmetic spoon
Hazor
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Carved handle
Hazor
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Comb
Ekron
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Ibex-shaped stopper
Lachish
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Earring
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Earring
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Earring
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Jewelry box
Akhzib
Iron Age II

Earring
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Earring
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Earring
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Earring
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Earring
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Earring
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Earring
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Necklace
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Necklace
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Necklace
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Earrings
Tel Ira
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Earring
Tell el-Farah (south)
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Earring
Tell el-Farah (south)
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

Figurine of pregnant woman
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Cosmetic spoon
Tel Kinneret
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Cosmetic spoon
En Gev
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Flask with spoon
Megiddo
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Earplug
Ekron
Iron Age I, late 11th – early 10th century BCE

Necklace of Hathor pendants
Ekron
Iron Age I, 11th century BCE

Seal
Horvat Rosh Zayit
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Royal Moabite inscription
Moab
Iron Age II, mid-8th century BCE

Female mask
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Human mask
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Male mask
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Bull mask
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Tel Dor
Persian period, 6th-4th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Amulet
Megiddo
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Tel Dor
Persian period, 6th-4th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 10th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Seal depicting the Phoenician goddess Tanit
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Atlit
Persian period, 6th-4th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Atlit
Persian period, 5th century BCE

Amulet
Atlit
Persian period, 5th century BCE

Pendant
Atlit
Persian period, 5th century BCE

Amulet
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Amulet
Atlit
Persian period, 5th century BCE

Amulet
Atlit
Persian period, 5th century BCE

Amulet
Atlit
Persian period, 6th-4th century BCE

Scarab on pendant
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Figurine of woman bringing offering
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Figurine of woman bringing offering
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Model shrine
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Figurine of a potter
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Donkey figurine
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Model of a boat
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Model of a boat
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Bear figurine
Akhzib
Persian period, 5th-4th century BCE

Cat-figurine
Beth Gan
Persian period, 6th-4th century BCE

Baboon figurine
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Fine pottery juglet
Azor
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Fine pottery pilgrim flask
Akhzib
Iron Age I-II, 11th-10th century BCE

Fine pottery jug
Akhzib
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Fine pottery juglet
Horvat Rosh Zayit
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Head of an Ammonite deity
Ammon
Iron Age II, late 8th century BCE

Goat figurine
Horvat Qitmit
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Tree of Life
Horvat Qitmit
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Goat figurine
Horvat Qitmit
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Worshiper
Horvat Qitmit
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Worshiper
Horvat Qitmit
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Model of a dagger
Horvat Qitmit
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Arrowhead
City of David, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, early 6th century BCE

The Siloam inscription (replica)
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Arrowhead
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Decorative buttons
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Scales of armor
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Helmet crest
Lachish
Iron Age II, late 8th century BCE

Crescent-shaped standard
Tel Sera
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Spearhead
Tel Sera
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Bell
Tel Sera
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Sling stones
Lachish
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Chain with fork-shaped tool at end
Tel Sera
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Ritual stand
Tel Zafit
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

Situla, used in religious ceremonies
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Situla, used in religious ceremonies
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Situla, used in religious ceremonies
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Situla, used in religious ceremonies
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Situla, used in religious ceremonies
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Situla, used in religious ceremonies
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Situla, used in religious ceremonies
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Amulet from silver hoard incised with a cultic scene depicting the goddess Ishtar
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Figurine of the Egyptian goddess Sekhmet
Tel Sera
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Figurine of Egyptian deity
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Bowl
Tel Jemeh
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Bottle
Ramat Rahel
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Bowl with bull's hoofs and duck heads
Tell el-Qitaf
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Bottle
Megiddo
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Cuneiform tablet
Tel Hadid
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Cuneiform tablet
Tel Hadid
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Amulet in the shape of the demon Pazuzu
Beth Shean
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Assyrian cylinder seal inscribed in cuneiform script
Samaria
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Miniature offering table
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Figurine of Egyptian deity
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Figurine of Egyptian deity
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Figurine of deity
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Figurine of Egyptian deity
Ashkelon
Iron Age II, late 7th century BCE

Silver hoard
Eshtamoa
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Silver hoard
Eshtamoa
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Bead from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Silver hoard
Eshtamoa
Iron Age II, 9th-8th century BCE

Bead from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Bead from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Bead from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Bead from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Bead from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Pendant from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Bead from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Scaraboid from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Earring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Ring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Ring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Ring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Ring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Earring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Signet ring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Ring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Ring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Earring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Earring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Earring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Bead from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Ring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Earring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Earring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Earring from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Earrings from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Pendant from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Pendant from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Pendant from silver hoard
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Late 7th century - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: decanter
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Decanter
En Gedi
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Decanter
En Gedi
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Funerary gift: bowl
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: small bowl
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bowl
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bowl
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bowl
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bowl
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bowl
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bowl
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bowl
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bowl
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: alabastron
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: alabastron
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: alabastron
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: alabastron
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: alabastron
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: cosmetic bowl
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: pilgrim flask
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: pilgrim flask
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: pilgrim flask
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: pilgrim flask
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: pilgrim flask
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: jug
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: jug
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gifts: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: juglet
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Juglet
En Gedi
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: oil lamp
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: bottle
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Funerary gift: cup and saucer
Ketef Hinnom, Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th–6th century BCE

Figurine of an Apis bull, found in a shrine
Mizpe Hayammim
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Figurine of a leaping lion cub, found in a shrine
Mizpe Hayammim
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Figurine of a recumbent ram, found in a shrine
Mizpe Hayammim
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Inscribed situla (ritual container) dedicated to the goddess Astarte, found in a shrine
Mizpe Hayammim
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Statuette of a Deity wearing a Phoenician-style hat
Makmish
Persian period, 6th-4th century BCE

Boy
Tel Zippor
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Horse and rider figurine
Tel Erani
Persian period, 6th-4th century BCE

Head of male figurine with crown
Tel Erani
Persian period, 6th-4th century BCE

“Temple boy”
Tel Zippor
Persian period, 6th-4th century BCE

Jug depicting the Egyptian god Bes, a protective deity
Tell el-Hesi
Persian period, 5th century BCE

Bowl
Kibbutz Gat
Persian period, 6th-5th century BCE

Amphoriskos (perfume bottle)
Beth Shean region
Persian period, 6th century BCE

Attic oil lamp filler
Bat Yam
Persian period, 5th century BCE

Attic lekythos (oil jar)
Bat Yam
Persian period, 5th century BCE

Attic wine cup (kylix)
Tell el-Hesi
Persian period, late 5th century

Attic drinking vessel (rhyton)
Sepphoris
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Double-kohl tube for eye-makeup
Israel
Persian period, 6th-4th century BCE

“Mattan. An offering to my Lady Elat,” dedication to a goddess on a jug
Lachish
Late Bronze Age, 13th century BCE

Hebrew correspondence(?) in Proto-Canaanite script
Horvat Qeiyafa
Iron Age II, 10th century BCE

Hebrew alphabetic exercise
'Izbet Sartah
Iron Age I, 12th century BCE

“[ ]RN[ ],” inscription on a dagger
Lachish
Middle Bronze Age, 16th century BCE

“Arrow of Abdlabit,” inscription on an arrowhead
El-Khadr
Iron Age I, 12th century BCE

“… ZHTYKL …, ” abecedary on a potsherd
Shiqmona, Israel
Persian period, 5th-4th century BCE

“KLB,” part of an inscription, perhaps from a cult vessel
Gezer
Middle Bronze Age, 17th Century BCE

“(Belonging) to [Si]lliba‘al, so[n o]f Pulsiba‘al,” inscription on a knife blade
Nahal Tabor
Late Bronze Age, 13th-12th century BCE

“ALWT WLT” two non-Semitic personal names on a potsherd
Tel Zafit
Iron Age II, 10th century BCE

“BSLST,” Proto-Canaanite inscription on a bowl
Lachish
Late Bronze Age, 13th century BCE

Seal of Amoz the scribe
Moab
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Seal of Chemosham (son of) Chemoshel the scribe
Moab
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Pen case for writing implements (reeds) bearing the name of Ramesses III
Megiddo
Iron Age I, 12th century BCE

Reusable writing tablet
Nessana
Byzantine period, 5th century CE

Inkwell
En Gedi
Late Byzantine period to Early Islamic period, 6th–8th century CE

Inkwell
Unprovenanced
Roman period, 1st–2nd century CE

Inkwell
Khirbet Qumran, Judean Desert
1st century BCE – 1st century CE

Inkwell
Khirbet Qumran, Judean Desert
Roman period, 1st century BCE – 1st century CE

Stylus for writing
Provenance unknown
Roman period

Stylus for writing
Provenance unknown
Roman period

Inscribed bone
Massada
1st century CE

Inscribed potsherd (ostracon)
Horvat Uza
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Inscribed potsherd (ostracon)
Horvat Uza
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

“(Belonging) to BLTH; (Belonging) to BLTH; LY; (Belonging) to YALY,” Hebrew inscription incised on a stone
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Fragment of a Hebrew inscription apparently dealing with a water system
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

“ASR”, fragment of a monumental Hebrew inscription
Samaria
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Fragment of a Hebrew inscription apparently praising a king who accumulated a great amount of wealth
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 8th century BCE

“God, creator of the earth,” fragment of a jar, inscribed in Hebrew, that may have contained offerings for the Temple
Jerusalem
Iron Age II, late 8th century BCE

“Cup of Pesah ben Shema,” inscription on a drinking bowl (cup)
Kfar Vradim
Iron Age II, 9th century BCE

“2 cups we offer to the marzeah of Shamash,” inscription on a drinking bowl
Phoenicia (?)
Persian period, 4th century BCE

“(Belonging) to Baal and Padi,” inscription on a potsherd
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

“Dried figs,” inscription on a jar fragment
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

“Oil,” inscription on a jar fragment
Ekron
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

“(From the) vineyard of Zebadiah h(alf) a d(emi-storage jar),” Aramaic inscription on a jar fragment
Ashdod
Persian period, 5th century BCE

“Ben Matton. 25 royal (measures). [W]ine of Gath Carmel. (royal emblem),” Phoenician inscription on a jar
Shiqmona, Israel
Persian period, 4th century BCE

“(Belonging) to Yoram,” inscription on a jug
Tel Sera
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

“(Belonging) to Yehumal,” Hebrew inscription on a jug
Hebron area
Iron Age II, 8th-7th century BCE

Hebrew inscription on a jug: "ABGD"
Lachish
Iron Age II, early 6th century BCE

“(Belonging) to Neriyahu, (belonging) to Amariyahu” Hebrew inscription on a jug
Tel Beersheba
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

“Half (a measure – belonging) to the King,” Hebrew inscription on a jug
Tel Beersheba
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

“(Belonging) to Zadoq,” Hebrew inscription on a jug
Arad
Iron Age II, 7th-6th century BCE

“(Belonging) to Shalmay,” Phoenician inscription on a jar
Azor
Iron Age II, 6th century BCE

“(Belonging) to MKBRM,” Hebrew inscription on a jar
Hazor
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

“(Belonging) to Baalpelet,” Phoenician inscription on a jar
Dan
Iron Age II, late 7th - early 6th century BCE

Seal: "(Belonging) to Eprah so[n of] Semakyahu"
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Seal: "(Belonging to) Derashyahu son of AZ[ ]"
Arad
Iron Age II, 8th century BCE

Seal: "(Belonging) to Hilqiyahu son of Adayahu"
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Seal: "(Belonging) to Yehoezer (son of) Yigdalyahu"
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Seal: "(Belonging) to M(?) SH(?) L M"
Provenance unknown
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Seal impression (bulla) that sealed an Aramaic papyrus document
Wadi ed-Daliyeh
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Seal impression (bulla) that sealed an Aramaic papyrus document
Wadi ed-Daliyeh
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Seal impression (bulla) that sealed an Aramaic papyrus document
Wadi ed-Daliyeh
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Seal impression (bulla) that sealed an Aramaic papyrus document
Wadi ed-Daliyeh
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Seal impression (bulla) that sealed an Aramaic papyrus document
Wadi ed-Daliyeh
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Seal impression (bulla) that sealed an Aramaic papyrus document
Wadi ed-Daliyeh
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Seal impression (bulla) that sealed an Aramaic papyrus document
Wadi ed-Daliyeh
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Burial inscription: “(Belonging) to Ophai son of Nathanyahu (is) this chamber”
Khirbet el-Qom
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Burial inscription
Khirbet el-Qom
Iron Age II, 7th century BCE

Aramaic administrative document
Arad
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Aramaic administrative document
Arad
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Aramaic administrative document
Tel Beersheva
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Aramaic administrative document
Arad
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Aramaic administrative document
Beersheba
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Aramaic administrative document
Arad
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Astarte figurines
Judah
8th–6th century BCE

Phoenician jugs
Cemeteries at Akhziv, Israel
Iron Age II, 9th–7th century BCE

Inscribed Hebrew seals
Various sites and unknown provenance
Iron Age II, 8th-6th century BCE

Rhyton
Sepphoris
4th century BCE
Persian period

Coin of Yehud
Jericho
Persian period, 4th century BCE

“Ben Matton. 25 royal (measures). Vintage wine of Gat Car[mel. (royal emblem)],” Phoenician inscription on a jar
Shiqmona, Israel
Persian period, 4th century BCE

Egyptian-type gaming board
Gezer
Late Bronze Age, 1500–1200 BCE

Lid of anthropoid coffin
Beth Shean
Late Bronze Age, 1300–1200 BCE

“SMP’AL AYAL S[ ]”
Qubur al-Walayda
Late Bronze Age, 1300–1200 BCE

Amphoriskos
Tell Qasile
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE

Egyptian-style ring depicting the goddess Sekhmet
Tel Miqne (Ekron)
Iron Age I, 12th–11th century BCE
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