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2,500-Year-Old Smashed Jewel Found at Site of Babylonian Destruction of Jerusalem

August 12, 2019 - General
Jewel made of gold and silver found at Mt Zion. Credit: Mt Zion Archaeological Expedition/Virginia Withers

Archaeologists working at Mount Zion in Jerusalem have unearthed a rare, gold and silver jewel and a Scythian arrowhead in a layer of ash that dates to the Babylonian destruction of the city (587 BC).


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