Two horse figurines found thanks to rain in northern Israel, dating to 2,800 years ago (right) and 2,200 years ago (left) Clara Amit

Storms in Israel Unearth Ancient Horse Figurines

The two figurines dating to the ancient Israelite and Hellenistic periods probably don’t represent gods, but rather militarism and love of conquest

Score one for terrible weather. After years of drought, it’s been raining hard in Israel this winter, sending trash cans floating down flooded streets, cleaning our windows and washing away millennia of dirt...

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