[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: James Hathaway
jbhathaw@uncc.edu
704-687-5743
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

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: Mt. Zion dig reveals possible second temple period priestly mansion


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]