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A ‘virtually priceless’ Roman vase

A 2,000-year-old Roman vase has been hailed as one of the most important of its kind. Julian Roup, a Bonhams expert, said: "There are three reasons that the vase is virtually priceless. "The first is that there are only 15 other Roman vessels of this kind on the planet. The second is

Inscription on Jerusalem vessel is unprecedented

Last week it was announced that a 2,000 year old vessel was found in Jerusalem, with 10 lines of undecipherable Aramaic or Hebrew script found inscribed on it. More details on the inscription including the photo above have now been released. "To have 10 lines of text is unprecedented," he said

Ritual vessel with mysterious inscription found in Jerusalem

An earthenware vessel, from the time of Jesus Christ, bearing a mysterious inscription has been found at a dig in Jerusalem. "It is possible that this type of vessel was used by Jesus to wash his hands before eating," said Shimon Gibson, author of the recently published "The Final Days of

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