Second Temple Era Seal Unveiled

Ancient Jewish rituals confirmed by discovery of purity seal, Israeli archaeologists say

JERUSALEM — Israeli archaeologists said on Sunday they had found a 2,000-year-old clay seal near Jerusalem’s Western Wall, confirming written accounts of ritual practices in the biblical Jewish Temple.

The button-shaped object bears the Aramaic words “pure for God,” suggesting it was used to certify food and animals used in sacrificial ceremonies.

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