Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Two-shekel weight excavated in Jerusalem

TEMPLE MOUNT WATCH: Ancient two-Shekel weight discovered near Jerusalem's Western Wall. First Temple-era artifact used to measure two-shekalim unearthed near the Western Wall of Jerusalem (Arutz Sheva).

Archaeologists also discovered a half-shekel (beka) weight in the same vicinity in 2018.

Visit PaleoJudaica daily for the latest news on ancient Judaism and the biblical world.