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Dozens of Coins From Final Year of Jewish Revolt Discovered in Ophel Cave

Dozens of coins relating to the Jewish revolt have been discovered in the 2018 season of our excavations at the Ophel. The 2000-year-old coins date specifically from the second and fourth years of the famed rebellion against the Roman Empire which led to the 70 CE destruction of Jerusalem.

Watch the video to see Dr. Eilat Mazar explain the discovery.


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