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First Person: Ketef Hinnom
Is the IAA’s Jon Seligman getting the job done?
By Hershel Shanks
Those of you who were BAR subscribers in the summer of 2009, when we published a double-sized magazine to celebrate our 200th issue, will recall our feature story on the tombs of Ketef Hinnom in Jerusalem where excavator (and author) Gabriel Barkay described this extraordinary site in which he found an undisturbed tomb with treasures beyond belief, including two silver amulets containing the oldest Biblical texts ever discovered, 400 years older than the Dead Sea Scrolls.a For those of you who weren’t subscribers then (or who may have forgotten), we have posted this article on our Web site.

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