Lifeguard finds artefact

July 18, 2008

An Israeli lifeguard has found a 2,500-year-old talisman to ward off the evil eye during his regular morning swim. The marble disc, discovered by David Shalom near the site of the ancient Yavne-Yam port city, was used to keep bad luck away from ships.

Last updated: 10:44am, July 17 2008