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date: 24 June 2019

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This article discusses archaeological evidence of jewellery in Jewish Roman antiquity. It stresses that jewellery is one of the best indicators of socio-economic status and is considered as a ‘special find’ by archaeologists. The discussion starts with the state of research on Roman jewellery in Palestine, and then examines the archaeological context of ancient jewellery. Finally, it identifies the different types of jewellery.

Keywords: jewellery, archaeological evidence, archaeological context, types of jewellery, ancient jewellery

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