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Coin and jewelry hoard

Coin and jewelry hoard

Coin and jewelry hoard

Gold and earthenware

IAA:

1990-1257-1268

Archaeology/Islamic Art & Archaeology

The hoard includes nine dinars, the latest of which dates to 1063, as well as a pair of basket-shaped earrings, beads, and two inlaid rings. Based on a contemporary document from the Cairo Genizah, two gold dinars were enough to support an entire family for a month.