SCTH: A jar of antic coins dating back to the first century AD was found in Najran

Wednesday 1439/7/25 - 2018/04/11
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Riyadh, Rajab 25, 1439, April 11, 2018, SPA -- A Saudi scientific team, affiliating to the Antiquities and Museums Sector at the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage (SCTH) has recently found at Al-Okhdood in Najran a pottery jar containing more than 1000 antic coins, metal seals and stones with inscriptions in the Ancient South Arabian script (Musnad) dating back to the first century AD.
This archaeological discovery is considered to be rare and has great scientific value, as it indicates the cultural, social and political prosperity of the Al-Okhdood site in Najran.
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