In Episode 2 of the Artifact Podcast, we look at a recent archaeological find, a two-shekel weight from the First Temple period, found a stone's throw from where Nachliel grew up in the Old City of Jerusalem. This gets us talking about weights and measures, money and reputation, barter vs. currency vs. Trobriand Island economics, a Greek temple near Troy, Alexander the Great, Abraham, Jacob, beauty, counterfeiting, and propaganda.
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