A ‘Beka’ weight from the First Temple discovered in Emek Tzurim


The weight, which was found in the archaeological soil originating from the Western Wall foundations, north of the City of David, features an inscription in ancient Hebrew script and was used to weigh the half-shekel brought to the Temple

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Regards from 236 CE: the first Roman milestone inscription east of the Sea of Galilee ever deciphered

The name of the Roman Emperor Maximinus Thrax, who ruled between 235 and 238 CE, has been identified for the first time on an ancient Roman milestone, according to recent research by scholars from the University of Haifa on the territory of ancient Sussita.

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