A second-century BCE lead sling bullet, unearthed at Yavneh, ancient Iamnia, bears an inscription ‘victory of Heracles and Hauronas.’ This is the first mention of the pair, known as the patrons of Iamnia, in their homeland. The unique invocation to the two gods allows new insights into the religious background of warfare in Palaestina in the Hellenistic period.
|Journal||Israel Exploration Journal|
|State||Published - 2022|
- Greek epigraphy