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Silver Tetradrachma Coins from Ashkelon, 4th century BCE

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Silver Tetradrachma Coins

Ashkelon’s treasures. Silver tetradrachma coins, bearing the portrait of Alexander the Great on one side and depicting him on the other as Zeus holding a scepter in his left hand and an eagle in his right, and a silver bracelet were found among the charred debris of a building along Ashkelon’s coast.

Why Were Hundreds of Dogs Buried at Ashkelon? Lawrence E. Stager, BAR 17-03, May-Jun 1991.

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