Monday, November 06, 2017

Late-antique chicken-shaped relic from the Sea of Galilee

DISCOVERY: Woman Goes Swimming in the Kinneret, Stumbles on Priceless 1,500-Year-Old Relic. The chicken-shaped object was probably used in early Christian funerary rituals (Liel Leibovitz, Tablet Magazine). Click through to the Hebrew article for some better photos of the object.

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