Feiner’s seed collection, right, and wheat from the Iron Age, found in Megiddo. Dan Perez

What Ancient Seeds Found in Archaeological Excavations in Israel Tell Us

Well-preserved seeds found in archaeological digs in Israel offer a singular glimpse into the lives of the people who were nourished by them thousands of years ago

The white sticky notes on the office cartons, handwritten or typed in a simple font, cite places such as Masada, City of David, Tel Safi and Ohalo. Each of the cartons, which lie on tall metal shelves, contain...

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