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7,000 cult items found in tiny excavation pit

Excavations at Yavneh, located about 20 kilometers south of Tel Aviv in Israel, which were conducted in one of the smallest imaginable archaeological pits Continue reading “7,000 cult items found in tiny excavation pit”

Archaeologists in Israel may have found Maccabee tomb

Israel’s government Antiquities Authority recently said that an ancient structure that it is excavating on the side of the highway appears to match ancient descriptions of the tomb of the Jewish rebels the Maccabees. Continue reading “Archaeologists in Israel may have found Maccabee tomb”

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