Jerusalem Dig Uncovers 2,100-Year-Old City Wall

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Beer bottles, a nice contribution to holy land

Israeli archaeologists unveiled a 2,100-year-old Jerusalem perimeter wall along with beer bottles left behind by 19th century researchers who first discovered the stone defenses. The wall, on Mount Zion at the southern edge of Jerusalem’s Old City, dates back to the Second Jewish Temple, which was destroyed by the Romans in AD 70.

 

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