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Ein Gedi Cave, 6th century BCE

Glass and gold beads, a stick used for applying makeup, an alabaster bowl, a pendant, bronze mirrors, a necklace, an oil lamp, and a Babylonian stamp bearing the figure of a priest worshiping the moon god found in a cave near Ein Gedi. The artifacts date to the Shivat Zion (“Return of Zion”) era, after the destruction of the First Temple, sixth century BCE.

“6th century BCE artifacts unearthed near Ein Gedi,” Haaretz, February 20, 2004.


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