A garden in Moshav Hayogev in the Lower Galilee, Israel, unearthed a rare, intact bronze ring bearing an image of the traveler’s patron saint, St. Nicholas. The ring is said to be 700 years old.
Israel Antiquities Authority received artefacts from a family of a man who collected numerous ancient objects but recently deceased. The man was a power station worker at the Orot Rabin Power Station in Hadera, West Israel.
Excavations in the Byzantine basilica at Khibet Bureikut site in Gush Etzion, south of Jerusalem (Israel) revealed a colourful mosaic and various archaeological artefacts.