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Discovery of Gemstone at Tel Dor Field School

Submitted by Arts & Sciences Web Team on September 30, 2009 - 11:41am

A gemstone of Alexander the Great was found by a UW participant in the archaeological field school run by Professor Sarah Stroup at Tel Dor (Israel).  The articles below provide more details about this impressive discovery.

"UW student discovers precious gemstone" in the Seattle Times, September 2009

"Archaelogogy Field School's a Gem--Literally" in A&S Perspectives, September 2009