Thursday, August 19, 2021

Late-antique site salvaged near Tel Aviv

ARCHAEOLOGY: Building project unearths ancient history in Tel Aviv suburb. Construction of new residential neighborhood in Ramat Hasharon reveals human activity dating back 1,500 years, including a winepress and gold coin much prized by its owner (Stuart Winer, Times of Israel).

For more on Heraclius coins, see here. The IAA excavated a hoard of them in Jerusalem in 2008.

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