Many bronze rods, simple and ornate, were discovered in the Temple Mount’s soil. These rods were used in a variety of ways, such as applying kohl and other cosmetics, or as tools in the doctor’s and the apothecary’s bags. While complete examples are easily recognizable, many broken bits, showing only the decorated ends of rods, can’t be assigned a particular usage.


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