micha at aishdas.org
Mon Apr 15 02:45:01 PDT 2019
RYGB holds this up as proof that RCN's shiurim are iqar hadin. I think
they're still a shade too large, actually.
And then we have the dessicated olives from Masadah, which say the same
thing about the kezayis of chazal's day being the same as today's olives.
First Temple-era eggshells offer crack at historical eating habits -
Israel News - Jerusalem Post
An eggy history mystery has been put back together again in the City of
David, just in time for the Seder.
BY HAGAY HACOHEN
APRIL 14, 2019 17:53
Eggshells from the First Temple period were found during archaeological
excavations in the City of David in Jerusalem, and were recently put
back together again by Prof. Zohar Amar from Bar-Ilan University.
Using an algorithm developed by the Israel Antiquities Authority's Dr.
Avshalom Karasik to rebuild pottery vessels, Amar found that the egg
fragments enjoyed by the people of Israel during the First Temple
period showed that eggs then were the same size as the eggs we enjoy
today on the Seder table, where hard-boiled eggs are a traditional
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