Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Hasmonean Structure Uncovered in Jerusalem



by Yori Yalon

One-of-a-kind Hasmonean structure discovered by Israel Antiquities Authority in City of David National Park parking lot • Coins found inside the structure date its use from 200 B.C.E. to 37 B.C.E. • Archeologists: Discovery bridges a historical gap.


The ancient Hasmonean period structure uncovered in Jerusalem's Old City
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Photo credit: Israel Antiquities Authority

Yori Yalon

Source: http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=13747

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