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Hoard from the Meroth synagogue

Hoard from the Meroth synagogue

Hoard from the Meroth synagogue

Gold and bronze coins

IAA:

16968–17441

Archaeology/Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods

A cache of 485 coins was found hidden under the floor of a storage room in the Meroth synagogue. This huge sum is a testament to the excellent financial status of the area and to its inhabitants’ willingness to donate to the community.