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New Exhibit Displays for First Time Two-Thousand-Year-Old Tekhelet and Argaman Dyed Fragments of Textiles
A new exhibition follows the thread of the mysterious blue color, tekhelet, from the Mediterranean shores over 3,500 years ago to the national colors of the State of Israel.
Temple Mount Crowdsifting Project Discovers Shells of Snails Used for Making Blue Fringes (Tekhelet)...
The Singer family from Jerusalem made the unexpected discovery.
Engaged Jewish couples can enter to win a prayer shawl tied with the ancient "ptil tekhelet" blue woolen thread.
Researchers have revealed three rare 2,000-year-old fabrics that were dyed with an extract and in prestigious colors mentioned in Jewish sources.