State of Lower Austria—Archaeological Park Carnuntum, Bad Deutsch-Altenburg

TRACES OF JUDAISM. Halbturn’s Shema‘ amulet is not the only evidence of a Jewish presence in the region. Finds at nearby Carnuntum include an oil lamp with the Hebrew inscription “God” (חולא) (shown here) and an ancient gemstone inscribed with several Greek names for God and the Hebrew character aleph (א).