Friday, November 27, 2020

A magic gold bead from the Temple Mount?

THE TEMPLE MOUNT SIFTING PROJECT BLOG: FIND AND FINDER OF THE MONTH: A RARE GOLD BEAD FROM THE FIRST TEMPLE PERIOD. Found by a nine-year-old sifter working in archaeologist Gaby Barkay's back yard. Scroll all the way to the end of the post for good photos.

The object may have been part of an apotropaic warding artifact or a priestly ornament or both.

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