Archaeological Studies Institute
Leading the Associates of Biblical Research consortium excavating at Ancient Shiloh
Amulet with Possible Hebrew Inscription Discovered on Mt. Ebal
Amulet appears to contain the Hebrew letter aleph and a lotus flower
Amulet with Possible Hebrew Inscription Discovered on Mt. Ebal, ABR, Bryan Windle, 1/28/2022
An amulet that was recently recovered from the site known as Joshua’s Altar on Mt. Ebal appears to contain the Hebrew letter aleph, along with a mark resembling a lotus flower. The amulet, was discovered during the Mt. Ebal Dump Salvage project conducted by Associates for Biblical Research under the direction of Dr. Scott Stripling in December 2019 - January 2020. The project included wet-sifting of the dump material from Adam Zertal’s excavations on Mt. Ebal in the 1980’s...