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
Photo credit: Assaf Peretz / Israel Antiquities Authority

Yori Yalon


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