2,000-year-old seal depicting Greek god Apollo present in Jerusalem


Archaeologists in Jerusalem have found a uncommon 2,000-year-old gem seal bearing the likeness of the god Apollo, however the gem’s proprietor probably wasn’t Greek or Roman, specialists say.

As a substitute, this dark-brown jasper stone was probably owned by a Jewish one that lived throughout the first century A.D., and who was monotheistic however admired the qualities related to Apollo, mentioned Eli Shukron, an archaeologist with the Israel Antiquities Authority and a tour information on the Metropolis of David archaeological park.


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