Wine jars found in the foundation of a building from around 1000 BC in Jerusalem (the biblical dating of David or Solomon) have an early form of Hebrew. Read the article for other implications.
From 2016, Expert claims inscriptions from Egyptian exodus proves Hebrew is world’s oldest alphabet, from the Jerusalem News. Fox News has a similar, slightly longer report.
Egyptian Middle Kingdom inscriptions have been newly translated. If the translations stand up to scholarly scrutiny, the carvings make reference to Moses and other names found in the OT.
Petrovich said he subsequently translated 16 more Hebrew inscriptions from four other ancient slabs discovered in Egypt and Sinai, including one from 1446 BC, which describes Moses as a figure heralded by the ancient Jews shortly before he led the exodus from Egypt.
“I absolutely was surprised to find the Moses [reference], because he resided in Egypt for less than a year at the time of his provoking of astonishment there,” Petrovich told Foxnews.com.
After exhaustive research to determine if the combination of letters could have other meanings, the researcher said he eliminated all possible options.