- Hebrew letters for Jerusalem, found on coins of the Jewish rebellions of 66–70 CE and 132–5 CE.
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RAMAT RAḤEL — (Heb. רָמַת רָחֵל), ancient tell (Khirbat Ṣāliḥ) located on a hilltop (2,683 ft. (818 m.) above sea level) within Israel s international 1947–48 border, in the western part of Kibbutz Ramat Raḥel, about midway between the Old City of Jerusalem… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
WRITING — (Scripts, Materials, and Inscriptions). SCRIPTS AND MATERIALS General Survey From the end of the third millennium B.C.E., the art of writing was practiced in the ancient Near East (see alphabet ). Here, the pictographic, cuneiform, and… … Encyclopedia of Judaism