PHOTO COURTESY OF THE TEL SHIMRON EXCAVATIONS, PHOTOGRAPHER MELISSA AJA
GOOD AS GOLD. Some of the prize finds from Tel Shimron’s 2019 season include electrum foil from the 11th century B.C.E. (pictured), a faience Eye of Horus amulet from the Hellenistic period, and a hoard of copper alloy coins from the reign of Antiochus III (223–187 B.C.E.).