Temple Mount Inscriptions

A list of inscriptions created or modified for the installation on Temple Mount. The following list includes inscriptions currently in-situ, museums and/or other locations.

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 10 BCE Trumpting Place Inscription, believed to be a directional sign for the priests who blew a trumpet, consistent with an account in Josephus. The stone, showing just two complete words (לבית התקיעה, "lebeit hatekiya") written in the Square Hebrew alphabet, was carved above a wide depression cut into the inner face of the stone.
c. 10 BCE Temple Warning Inscription, is an inscription that hung along the balustrade outside the Sanctuary of the Second Temple in Jerusalem.
Latest Update: February 17, 2015