Cannabis and Frankincense at the Judahite Shrine of Arad

  title={Cannabis and Frankincense at the Judahite Shrine of Arad},
  author={Eran Arie and Baruch Rosen and Dvory Namdar},
  journal={Tel Aviv},
  pages={28 - 5}
  • Eran Arie, Baruch Rosen, Dvory Namdar
  • Published 2020
  • Art
  • Tel Aviv
  • Two limestone monoliths, interpreted as altars, were found in the Judahite shrine at Tel Arad. Unidentified dark material preserved on their upper surfaces was submitted for organic residue analysis at two unrelated laboratories that used similar established extraction methods. On the smaller altar, residues of cannabinoids such as Δ9-teterahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabinol (CBN) were detected, along with an assortment of terpenes and terpenoids, suggesting that cannabis… CONTINUE READING
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