Police recovers stolen antiquities during house raid

Dozens of ancient coins, oil lamps, jewellery and Jewish ritual objects were found in a police raid on a home in the village of Beit Ula, Northwest of Hebron, Israel.

Antiquities recovered in a police raid (after Israeli Police)

During the raid the homeowner, a Palestinian man, was detained. Experts state that the antiquities were from a broad cross-section of historical periods, from Hellenistic to Roman and Byzantine times, and on into the Middle Ages. According to the official the stolen antiquities have the value of thousands of dollars.

Close up of the antiquities (after Israeli Police)

(after The Times of Israel & Israeli Police)

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