Tag: coins

Ancient Coins and Looting

06/18 | If archaeologists are the detectives of history, then ancient coins are the “smoking guns” of the ancient crime scene. Looting removes this evidence.   Read more…

Posted in Cultural Heritage.

Roman Emperor Nerva’s Reform of the Jewish Tax

06/18 | Roman Emperor Nerva’s reform of the Jewish Tax had a significant effect on Jews and Christians of the first century C.E.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

Understanding the Jewish Menorah

06/01 | The Jewish menorah—especially the Temple menorah, a seven-branched candelabra that stood in the Temple—is the most enduring and iconic Jewish symbol. But what did the Temple menorah actually look like?   Read more…

Posted in Image Galleries, Temple at Jerusalem.


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