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Nasri and Levon Ohan, the Antiquities Dealers from Jerusalem

In: Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies
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Yana Tchekhanovets Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer Sheva Israel

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Débora V. Ben-Ami Israel Antiquities Authority Jerusalem Israel

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Abstract

This short note discusses some new archival information regarding the family of antiquities dealers of Armenian origin, father and son Nasri and Levon Ohan, who owned three shops in Jerusalem. They conducted business with archaeologists, took a part in the Dead Sea scrolls affair, were forced to escape, and were even robbed. In this story, the dramatic events of the twentieth-century past of the Holy City are closely intertwined with the archaeological research history and the destiny of one family.

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