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Image 1: Imperial Italic "G" helmet, discovered in Hebron, Israel and dated to the early II cent. CE, with reinforcement bands and appliques of half moons on crown. Probably a spoil of war taken by Jewish zealots during the Bar Kokhba Revolt (132-135 CE).

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from Mail Online

Rare blue dye made from snails discovered on Israeli cloth

Sacred blue snail dye seen only twice since Biblical times was discovered on Israeli cloth . The enigmatic blue colour is called "tekhelet" It was used in clothing of the High Priest, but the dye was lost in antiquity The fabrics may have been part of the property belonging to Jewish refugees from the time of the Bar-Kokhba revolt of 132-135 AD

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Authentic ancient coin from the First year of the Bar Kochba Revolt. Most of the text and images are clearly visible. The coin is enclosed in a thick 14ct gold setting custom crafted in Jerusalem. Coin Description: Date: 132-135 AD. Obv: Seven-branched palm tree with two bunches of dates, Hebrew legend across Rev: vine leaf on tendril, Hebrew legend "Year 1 of the redemption of Israel". History: The Bar Kokhba revolt (132–136 AD) against the Roman Empire, was the third major rebellion…

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The Jewish sage Rabbi Akiva (alternatively Akiba) indulged the possibility that Simon Bar Kosiba (Bar Kokhba) could be the Jewish messiah, and gave him the surname "Bar Kokhba" meaning "Son of a Star" in the Aramaic language, from the Star Prophecy verse from Numbers 24:17: "There shall come a star out of Jacob".Simon Bar Kokhba took the title Nasi Israel and ruled over a ministate that was virtually independent for two and a half years. The era of the redemption of Israel was announced…

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Image 2: Imperial Italic "G" helmet, discovered in Hebron, Israel and dated to the early II cent. CE, with reinforcement bands and appliques of half moons on crown. Probably a spoil of war taken by Jewish zealots during the Bar Kokhba Revolt (132-135 CE).

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