Thursday, December 23, 2021

More on the late-antique Caesarea shipwreck

UPDATE: 1,700-year-old coins, Jesus ‘Good Shepherd’ ring, found in shipwrecks off Caesarea. Divers’ discoveries include gold ring with green gemstone carved with Christian image of the ‘Good Shepherd’ – an early depiction of Jesus – and carved image of ‘David’s Harp’ (Amy Spiro, Times of Israel).

I posted on this story yesterday. This article has more photos, notably of the red gem inscribed with an image of a lyre. It was mentioned in yesterday article, but not pictured.

It looks as though the full text of the IAA press release is posted here, along with the accompanying photos.

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