Siloam Inscription Manuscript Spotlight

Siloam Inscription Manuscript Spotlight

Join us today for a look at ancient history as we examine the Siloam Inscription, an 8th century BC paleo-Hebrew inscription commemorating the completion of the Siloam tunnel. This enormously significant artifact is one of the oldest surviving Hebrew texts, and we get to read it!

Replica Stone:

Inscription Illustration (easier to read):

Paleo Hebrew Alphabet:

Stone Transcription and Translation by Kautsch and Wright:

Siloam Tunnel Map Credit:

The three millennia old tunnels under ancient Jerusalem, Israel
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