Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Zillionth Hellenistic-era oil lamp excavated in Israel!

HANUKKAH ARCHAEOLOGY: 2,000-year-old oil lamp comes to light in City of David. While such lamps are common finds in excavations, it is "truly exciting" to dig up a Hasmonean-era artifact just before Hanukkah, archaeologists say (Yori Yalon, Israel HaYom). HT Rogue Classicism.

Nice lamp.

If this is now the Hanukkah archaeology news, I suspect that we have seen all the big announcements for this season.

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