A conical stone seal of the early First Temple Period (late 11th – early 10th century BCE), depicting a pair of animals, possibly a predator and its prey. Seals of similar type have been found in late Iron Age I – early Iron Age II sites throughout the country, Judean and Canaanite alike. This seal may attest to administrative activity at the Temple Mount as early as the beginning of the Iron Age II (the First Temple Period).

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