(London Daily Mail) A simple 2,000-year-old ring that was discovered 50 years ago near Bethlehem could have been worn by the man who crucified Jesus.
The ring, which is made from copper-alloy, bears the inscription 'of Pilatus' which experts believe refers to the infamous Pontius Pilate.
The intriguing artefact was one of many found in Herod's burial tomb but only now have archaeologists spotted the curious inscription.
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The stamping ring was found in 1969 by Professor Gideon Forster from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on the fortress built by Hing Herod.