Thursday, December 15, 2016

2,100-year-old wine press unearthed at Ashkelon construction site - Yori Yalon




by Yori Yalon

Wine press was discovered during an archaeological survey of a site slated for a new elementary school • Excavation director Ilan Peretz: We now know farming existed here much earlier than we thought • Press to be preserved as part of schoolyard.



The two-millennia-old wine press discovered at the site of a new elementary school
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Photo credit: Assaf Peretz / Israel Antiquities Authority


Yori Yalon

Source: http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=38757

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