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  9/12/2011, Elul 13, 5771

Ancient Anchor Found in Bat Yam


An ancient metal anchor was pulled out of the water, Monday morning, by lifeguards at the Bat Yam beach, south of Tel Aviv. The anchor was turned over to the Israel Antiquities Authority.

The authority said the finding of this anchor and two others indicates an ancient harbor on the shore of Bat Yam that is not mentioned in research on the area.