The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced that a rare marble discus was found in the antiquities site of Yavne-Yam, next to Palmahim beach. The 2,500 year old marble discus is dated to the fifth-fourth century BCE. This ancient discus was used by sailors to protect ancient ships from the Evil Eye.
Visit the web page of the Israel Antiquities Authority to read the news release and see a picture of the discus and an ancient painting which depicts how such object was used.
Professor of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary
Tag: Archaeology, Evil Eye