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'I found a ring!'

(JNS) - A gold ring dating from the early Hellenistic period set with a precious stone was recently found in the joint Israel Antiquities Authority-Tel Aviv University excavation in Jerusalem's City of David.

The 2,300-year-old ring was discovered by Tehiya Gangate, a City of David excavation team member.

"I was sifting earth...and suddenly saw something glitter," she recounted. "I immediately yelled, 'I found a ring, I found a ring!' Within seconds everyone gathered around me, and there was great excitement," she said, adding, "This is an emotionally moving find, not the kind you find every d...

 

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