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Treasure Cache found in ancient courtyard in Isreal

Posted by on June 18, 2012

The IAA put out a press release of a treasure hoard found buried in a courtyard.  Little has changed in human nature. When threatened with civil unrest, we like to bury our valuables under our floor. or in the garden/ courtyard.  Little has changed in the last 2,000 years.

http://www.antiquities.org.il/article_Item_eng.asp?sec_id=25&subj_id=240&id=1941&module_id=#as

“…The rooms of a building dating to the Roman and Byzantine period were exposed during the course of the excavation. A pit that was dug in the earth and refilled was discerned in the building’s courtyard. To the archaeologist’s surprise, a spectacular treasure trove of exquisite quality was discovered in the pit wrapped in a cloth fabric, of which only several pieces remained on the artifacts… “

 

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