Israeli archaeologists dig up large tusk of ancient elephant

An Israeli archaeologist works next to the recently discovered 2.5-meter-long tusk of an estimated 500,000-year-old straight-tusked elephant, near the city of Gedera, Israel, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. Israel Antiquities Authority prehistorian Avi Levy, who headed the dig, said it was "the largest complete fossil tusk ever found at a prehistoric site in Israel or the Near East. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

Israeli archaeologists dig up large tusk of ancient elephant