Friday, May 13, 2022

Bar Kokhba-era finds in a Tekoan cave

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SPELUNKING: Watch: Archaeologists uncover traces of the Jewish Revolt. Researchers say they have uncovered traces of Jewish fighters hiding from the Roman Legions in caves near the town of T'koa in Gush Etzion (Arutz Sheva). The video is from i24: "Tekoah Valley & the rare coin from the Bar Kokhva Revolt." HT Rogue Classicism.

The most important find is a silver tetradrachm coin from the Bar Kokhba Revolt. Cross-file under Numismatics.

For more Bar Kokhba-era discoveries at Gush Etzion, see here and here.

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