The Earliest Use of Silver as Currency(1)

Israel Archaeology | by | Volume 29, Issue 3 | May – June 2023

Evidence of the earliest use of silver as currency has been discovered by Israeli archaeologists. The silver hoards, dating back over 3600 years, were found during excavations in Shiloh, Megiddo, Gezer and Tel el-‘Ajjul in the Gaza Strip.

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