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Another Kh. Qeiyafa First: Earliest Minted Coins

Coins we’ve discovered at Khirbet Qeiyafa are the oldest yet found in Israel. Some of them are the first known coins actually minted in the Land. Most attention for Khirbet Qeiyafa focuses on the 10th century B.C. city, but another … Continue reading

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Unprecedented Carving of Alexander the Great Found at Dor

Israel National News reports that excavations in Tel Dor, an ancient port city along Israel’s coast, have produced a gemstone with a very small, very detailed portrait of Alexander of Macedon, a.k.a. Alexander the Great. The current excavations are supervised … Continue reading

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