Old Testament Figure Named on 2600-Year-Old Tablet

The cuneiform inscription in a tablet dating from 595BC has been deciphered for the first time — revealing a reference to an official at the court of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, that proves the historical existence of a figure mentioned in the Book of Jeremiah. It is rare evidence in a non-biblical source of a real person, other than kings, featured in the Bible

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