Tag Archives: Eli Shukron

How did bells on the High Priest’s garment sound?

In 2011, archaeologists Eli Shukron and Ronny Reich uncovered a golden bell in Jerusalem that may have belonged to a 1st century High Priest. Small golden bells were part of the High Priest’s official attire when ministering in the Holy … Continue reading

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Archaeologists find 2,000 year-old chisel used to build Western Wall

Excavations near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount uncovered a 2,000 year-old chisel at the foot of the Western Wall. Archaeologist Eli Shukron believes it was used in the construction of the wall around the early 1st century A.D. The chisel was found … Continue reading

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New Discovery: Earliest archaeological evidence of Bethlehem during First Temple Period

Excavations in Jerusalem have produced a bulla inscribed with the name of Bethlehem from the biblical Divided Kingdom period. A bulla is a piece of clay that was used for sealing a document or object. The bulla was impressed with the seal of the person who sent … Continue reading

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