Roman Legion Bricks with Stamp 


Roman Legion Bricks

These bricks contain an inscribed stamp from the Roman legion which destroyed Jerusalem in 70 AD. They are stamped with the inscription "Legio X Fretensis." The legionary bricks is an important discovery in the study of Biblical Archaeology, it reveals the legion which destroyed Jerusalem in 70 AD. The destruction of Jerusalem was dreadfully foreseen and predicted by Jesus.

"As the flames shot up, a cry, as poignant as the tragedy, arose from the Jews, who flock to the rescue," - Josephus

he also added:

"lost to all thought of self-preservation, all husbanding of strength, now that the object of all their past vigilance was vanishing." - Josephus

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