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City of David

Ibex Seal Necklace.

$37

City of David

Ibex Seal Necklace.

$37

 
An ancient stamp iof an Ibex. These stamps or seals were once used to create bullae - clay seal impressions that were used to ensure the privacy and secure the origin of documents as they were sent from one person to another. If a letter arrived and its seal was not intact, this was evidence that the document has been tampered with.
 
Found: At the Spring House excavations at the City of David.
Time Period: First Temple Period, 7th-8th centuries B.C.E.
 
The pendant is made of 925 silver and brass, and the necklace is a black leather cord.