Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Gold Earring Dating To Time of Christ Unearthed in Jerusalem, Israel

Another magnificent archaeological discovery has been unearthed in Jerusalem, Israel dating back to the time of Jesus Christ!!
From Fox NewsJERUSALEM — Israeli archaeologists have discovered a 2,000-year-old gold earring beneath a parking lot next to the walls of Jerusalem's old city, the Israel Antiquities Authority said Monday.

The discovery dates back to the time of Christ, during the Roman period, said Doron Ben-Ami, director of excavation at the site.The piece was found in a Byzantine structure built several centuries after the jeweled earring was made, showing it was likely passed down through generations, he said.
The find is luxurious: A large pearl inlaid in gold with two drop pieces, each with an emerald and pearl set in gold. More

Tag: Gold earring, Jerusalem, Israel, archaeological discovery, Time of Christ

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