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Holman Bible Dictionary
No archeological work has been undertaken at Achmetha for the simple reason that it is now occupied by the modern city of Hamadan. Surface finds, two of which are a gold dagger and a gold tablet written in cuneiform, have been made, but the ruins of the ancient city await the archeologist's spade. Annual pilgrimages are made to the modern city to pay homage at the traditional burial places of Esther and Mordecai, though the historical basis of the tradition is open to question.
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Achmetha'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​a/achmetha.html. 1991.