Fragment of clay jar depicting a human face discovered in Jerusalem

March 20, 2019 - General

A fragment of a pottery jar decorated with a human face dating back to the Persian period was discovered in excavations in Jerusalem. This is the first time such a vessel has been found in Jerusalem or any site in the Judean highlands.

The fragment of a Persian-period (4th – 5th century BCE) Bes-Vessel was discovered
 in a large refuse pit in the City of David’s Givati Parking Lot dig, in Jerusalem
[Credit: (c) City of…

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