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Silver Tetradrachma Coins from Ashkelon, 4th century BCE


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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