5386.-Three Shekel Ostracon

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5386.-Three Shekel Ostracon

“5386. Three Shekel Ostracon. The inscription in ancient Hebrew seams to be a receipt for a donation of three Shekels to the Temple of Yahweh. C. 8th. C. BC It could be The oldest reference to King Solomon’s Temple in JerusalemThe inscription reads: “As Ashyahu the king commanded you to give into the hand of [Ze]chariah silver of Tarshish for the House of Yahweh: shekels /// (three).””

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