An 800 Year Old Lead Seal Stamped by the Monastery of St. Sabas
Was Found in Archaeological Excavations carried out by the Israel Antiquities Authority in the Bayit VeGan Quarter in Jerusalem Archaeologists believe a farmstead discovered during excavations may have been part of the monastery’s property during the Crusader Period
A rare seal of the Monastery of St. Sabas was excavated in the Bayit VeGan quarter inJerusalem. The seal was unearthed a year and a half ago, but it was only after processing and studying the material that it was identified as a unique seal that was stamped by the laura – the Monastery of St. Sabas.
Courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority
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