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        1/15/2013, Shevat 4, 5773

      Recent Shilo Archaeological Find Missing


      Samaria (Shomron)-Judea Police are investigating the disappearance of an ancient urn that was found last week in the Binyamin-region Jewish community of ShiloThe vessel is of immense historical importance in that it is the only evidence that the sanctuary in ancient Shilo was indeed destroyed. Its discovery is part of a wide-ranging excavation in Shilo, with the participation of about 1,000 youth from around the country.

      Tel Shilo is now considering acquiring fencing and security for the site so that other treasures of the ancient sanctuary are not lost.