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An Israel Antiquities Authority archeologist displays on December 26, 2012 a clay figurine used for religious rituals and practices, dated to the early monarchic period (9-10th century. BC) of the Judaean monarchy, uncovered in Tel Motza near Jerusalem during rescue excavations. The findings were uncovered near an alter of a temple and include ritual pottery vessels, fragments of chalices and figurines of animals. AFP PHOTO/MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Israel Antiquities Authority archeologist displays on December 26, 2012 a clay figurine used for religious rituals and practices, dated to the early monarchic period (9-10th century. BC) of the Judaean monarchy, uncovered in Tel Motza near Jerusalem during rescue excavations. The findings were uncovered near an alter of a temple and include ritual pottery vessels, fragments of chalices and figurines of animals. AFP PHOTO/MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)
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December 26, 2012
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An Israel Antiquities Authority archeologist displays on December 26... News Photo 158719618Archaeologist,Archaeology,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Clay,Cultures,Date,Display,Figurine,Horizontal,Israel,Jerusalem,Morning,Period,Practice,Religion,Rescue,Revelation,Royalty,UsedPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPAn Israel Antiquities Authority archeologist displays on December 26, 2012 a clay figurine used for religious rituals and practices, dated to the early monarchic period (9-10th century. BC) of the Judaean monarchy, uncovered in Tel Motza near Jerusalem during rescue excavations. The findings were uncovered near an alter of a temple and include ritual pottery vessels, fragments of chalices and figurines of animals. AFP PHOTO/MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)