20130909 Ancient Jewish Golden Treasure Found at Foot of Temple Mount - niralon

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Hebrew University archaeologist, Dr. EILAT MAZAR, displays a gold medallion decorated with a menorah, a shofar and a Torah scroll reflecting the historical presence of Jews between the 4th and 7th centuries. Jerusalem, Israel. 9-Sept-2013.

A stash of gold coins and a gold medallion discovered in the Ophel excavations, just 50 meters from the Temple Mount, is considered by archaeologists "a breathtaking, once-in-a-lifetime discovery".

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