Minting coins is one of the ways that a people show their independence & nationality.
This 2000 year old coin is a call from those difficult times. The Jewish residence of Judea were trying to rid themselves of the Roman tyranny..Unfortunately, it ended badly for the Jewish people with the destruction of Jerusalem.
Israel’s soil holds a lot of secrets in it. It’s out job to dig them up and discover them. Every year there are about 30 pre-designated sites that are dug up with professional Archaeological supervision. Amazing discoveries have been made that help to show us how are ancestors lived in their day to day life throught the highway of history.
Dig For a Day is a unique site in that it’s designated to be a family fun hands on activity, while at the same time being a real live dig with professional Archaeologists digging along with you. This attached video shows some of the digging fun that goes on in the caves at the Bet Guvrin National Park.