Cache of Ancient Silver Coins Found in Israel (Photos)


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Cache of Ancient Silver Coins Found in Israel (Photos)

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Hasmonean estate house

Hasmonean estate house

Credit: Griffin Aerial Photography, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Cache of coins

Cache of coins

Credit: Assaf Peretz, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority.

A handful of silver

A handful of silver

Credit: Assaf Peretz, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Uncovering the hoard

Uncovering the hoard

Credit: Assaf Peretz, Israel Antiquities Authority.

Retrieving the coins

Retrieving the coins

Credit: Assaf Peretz, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority

King Antiochus VII

King Antiochus VII

Credit: Clara Amit

A chalk cup from the time of the Second Temple period

A chalk cup from the time of the Second Temple period

Credit: Avraham Tendler

A place to hide

A place to hide

Credit: Assaf Peretz, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority.

 

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