4,000-Year-Old ‘Thinker’ Sculpture Uncovered in Israel – #HuttonPulitzer

A ceramic vessel bearing the sculpture of a pensive-looking figure has been found in the Israeli city of Yehud.The vessel dates back about 4,000 years, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA). Archaeologists found the artifact during excavations in advance of a new housing development.”It seems that at first the jug, which is typical of the period, was prepared, and afterwards, the unique sculpture was added, the likes of which have never before been discovered in previous research,” Gilad Itach, the IAA excavation director, said in a statement

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