Found: 2,000 Year Old Ancient Ornamental Bell

Reports today of the discovery of a small ornamental golden bell retrieved from an ancient sewer in Jerusalem. The tiny ornament is approximately 2,000 years old, and probably once adorned the hem of the garment of a wealthy Jerusalem resident in the Second Temple Period. Fuller coverage of the story from AFP can be found here. The picture below is taken from the link.

This 2,000 year old ornamental golden bell probably fell from the hem of a Jerusalem resident's garment.

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