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VIDEO: Archaeologists excavate 2100-year-old wall in Jerusalem

Posted on Sep. 5, 2008 at 5:03 am

A 2,100-year-old section of the wall surrounding Jerusalem, dating from Hasmonean times, has been unearthed on Mount Zion, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Wednesday. The excavations have revealed part of the expanded southern city wall, from the Second Temple period, when ancient Jerusalem was at its largest.

 

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