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Excavation Reveals Spot Where Romans Breached Jerusalem’s Wall 2,000 Years Ago

The excavation site in the Russian Compound. One can see the sling stones on the floor, which are tangible evidence of the battle that was waged here 2,000 years ago. Photographic credit: Yoli Shwartz, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority.

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Fascinating evidence of breaking through Jerusalem’s Third Wall at the end of the Second Temple period was discovered in an excavation where the new Bezalel campus will be built.

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