Photos: Ancient Silver Treasure Discovered in Biblical City

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Silver treasure

Credit: Photo by Gabi Laron
Archaeologists excavating the city of Abel Beth Maacah in northern Israel have discovered a silver treasure in a jug, dating back 3,200 years, long before…Read More »

minted currency was invented. When it was first found the silver treasure looked like a ball and conservation work needed to be done. Curiously the person who owned the treasure doesn't appear to have made an attempt to conceal the jug when they abandoned it. [Read full story]   Less «
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