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Contact: James Hathaway
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Murex Shell from Mt. Zion Dig

Caption: This image shows a murex snail shell from the Mt. Zion dig, associated with the site's first-century mansion. A large number of murex shells were found at the site, indicating a possible connection to the luxury dye trade.

Credit: James Tabor

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