A lead sling bullet, unearthed at Yavneh (ancient Iamnia) and dated to the second century BCE, 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 for new insights into the religious background of warfare in Palaestina in the Hellenistic period.
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Israel Exploration Journal|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2022|
- sling bullet
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