Rare Egyptian amulet bearing ancient pharaoh’s name discovered in Jerusalem

Just a few days before Passover, a 3,200-year-old Egyptian relic, discovered by a 12-year-old Jewish girl from Jerusalem, serves as a timely reminder of a distant, bitter-sweet past.

Neshama Spielman, who recently participated in the Temple Mount Sifting Project – which allows volunteers to sort through tons of earth illegally discarded from Judaism’s Holiest site in 1999 – discovered the amulet bearing the name of a pharaoh.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Rare-Egyptian-amulet-bearing-ancient-pharaohs-name-discovered-in-Jerusalem-451688

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