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Remains of 2,600-Year-Old City Wall Discovered in Jerusalem – ARTnews.com

Archaeologists have uncovered a missing section of Jerusalem’s original Iron Age fortifications that were built at least 2,700 years ago. Most of the wall would have been destroyed during a Babylonian invasion in 586 B.C.E., according to the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA), which announced the discovery this week. A wall segment on the eastern slope of the City of David National Park, dating to ...

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