Emperor in the Dust

August 1975
Time;8/18/1975, Vol. 106 Issue 7, p60
The article reports on the discovery of a part of a statue of Roman Emperor Hadrian unearthed by archaeologist Morton Leventhal at the kibbutz Tirat Tzvi, south of the Sea of Galilee in Israel in 1975. Israeli law reminds Leventhal to left his discovery in place until an official from the Israeli Department of Antiquities arrived. It points out that the statue will be exhibited in Jerusalem. On the other hand, the Israeli archaeologists gave him some ancient Jewish coins for him to keep as collection.


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