Rare biblical balsam tree engraving found on 2,000-year-old amethyst seal (

The small lilac stone, featuring the engraving of a bird and a branch with five fruits, had fallen into the main drainage channel of Jerusalem from the Second Temple period.

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British Museum dish thought to be £5k Korean artefact revealed to be £15m Chinese ceramic (

Human head carvings discovered at 11,000-year-old site in Turkey (