News Briefs

  9/11/2013, Tishrei 7, 5774

'I Yelled – You have to Come See It, It's Huge!'

A website devoted to the archaeological dig at the Ophel site in Jerualem, which is sponsored by the Herbert W. Armstrong College, features a 17-minute video that describes in some detail the drama of the discovery of a golden 7th century treasure there. Caridad French, an excavator at the site, describes finding a quarter-sized coin that was “very shiny,” and then finding another and another, together with another excavator, Ahinoam Meyers: