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The Shiloah (Siloam) Inscription Or Silwan Inscription. This Is A Passage Of In ...

The Shiloah (Siloam) Inscription  Or Silwan Inscription. This Is A Passage Of In ...

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Description: The Shiloah (Siloam) inscription or Silwan inscription. This is a passage of inscribed text found in the Siloam tunnel which brings water from the Gihon Spring to the Pool of Siloam, located in the City of David in East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shiloah or Silwan. The inscription records the construction of the tunnel, which has been dated to the 8th century BCE on the basis of the writing style.( It is the only known ancient inscription from the wider region which commemorates a public construction work). Written in Hebrew using the Paleo-Hebrew alphabet,

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