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This inscribed marble slab reads "Here were brought the bones of Uzziah, king of Judah. Not to be opened."  King Uzziah was an Israelite who is referred to in the Biblical books of 2 Kings and 2 Chronicles. He lived in the 8th century BC, and his remains were reburied in Jerusalem at the site of this grave marker in approximately the 1st century AD. The artifact is about 14 inches tall and the language is Aramaic. Discovered in 1931 in a monastery in Jerusalem, it is now located in the…


A particularly interesting artifact from the Solomon Temple reign of King Uzziah of Judah, c. 750 BC, is a small ivory pomegranate - vase shaped with a long neck and petals. Around its shoulder, in an early Hebrew script, is inscribed "Sacred donation for the priests of the House of the Lord ". Like the Temple Ostracon and the David Tablet, this item is also held at the Israel Museum.


Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606 – 1669 King Uzziah with Leprosy oil on panel (103 × 79 cm) — 1639 Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn biography This work is linked to 2 Chronicles 26:21