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What did Israel’s ancient kings wear? Textile discovery provides ‘hints’

Adam Abrams | JNS.org | Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 11:27 am

A newly published study may lend unprecedented insights into the wardrobe of Israel’s ancient kings.

The study — headed by Tel Aviv University’s Dr. Erez Ben-Yosef and Dr. Naama Sukenik of the Israel Antiquities Authority, in collaboration with Bar-Ilan University — uncovered textiles colored with ancient plant dyes in Israel’s southern Timna Valley. The textiles were used during the time of Kings David and Solomon.

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