Shlomo Ammami, Asaf Peretz, Abraham Hai/Courtesy Staff Officer of Archaeology

This late-fourth-century C.E. Greek inscription enclosed by a tabula ansata with triangles at either end in the early church at Khirbet Sailun reads, “Lord Jesus Christ, have pity on Shiloh and its inhabitants. Amen.” The inscription helped confirm the site as the location of Biblical Shiloh.