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Made in Israel: 3D scans confirm Israelite origins of the ancient “Hippo” jar

We’re all familiar with the kinds of archaeological research seen in movies and television — digging the earth, brushing the dust away, and examining artifacts up close. But these days, we can learn even more about ancient artifacts by combining traditional archaeology with cutting-edge technology.At the Hebrew University’s Institute of Archaeology, researchers were curious to know more about a type of storage container that began appearing around the late 10th or early 9th century BCE. Due to their large swollen bodies, they are dubbed ‘Hippo’ jars.

read more Made in Israel: 3D scans confirm Israelite origins of the ancient “Hippo” jar | JPost | Israel News.

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