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Clay Coffin

Credit: Dan Kirzner, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority
A fragmented clay coffin discovered in Israel's Jezreel Valley ahead of the construction of a gas pipeline. The grave dates back more than 3,000 years to the Late Bronze Age.
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