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The ancient two-shekel weight, recently found near the Western Wall in Jerusalem, next to a modern Israeli two-shekel coin.  Source: Shai Halevi / Israel Antiquities Authority

Two-Shekel Weight Found In Jerusalem Tells Us About Ancient Economy

Small objects from the distant past can tell us so much about ancient societies and daily life in those cultures. A two-shekel weight from the Biblical period recently found in Jerusalem is one of...