The Bulla of Baruch, son of Neriah (7th cent BCE)

Read  Jeremiah 36.1-10

Bullae were the seal impressions used to authenticate manuscripts. 
The seal - a ring, perhaps -  was impressed in a lump of clay
which was then attached to the folded manuscript before filing away. 
Bullae have sometimes survived long after the manuscripts themselves have crumbled away.
Bulla: 17 x 16mm. Inscribed "Baruch son of Neriah the scribe". Israel Museum.
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