The Prize winners and their families toured the archaeological excavations and even experienced the archaeological excavation with their own hands. The tour was guided by Dudale (David) Be’eri, winner of the Israel Prize.
“They Did Not Save the Receipt”: A financial record from 2,000 years ago was uncovered on the Pilgrimage Road in the City of David–Jerusalem’s main thoroughfare during the Second Temple period
The inscription, discovered by the Israel Antiquities Authority, was probably a receipt or a payment instruction recorded by a person engaged in commercial activity in Jerusalem during the Second Temple period. The small stone tablet, engraved with letters and numbers, was discovered in an area considered a bustling commercial area.