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New portions of Western Wall and Roman theater unveiled in Jerusalem

JNS.org | Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017 12:24 pm

Large-scale excavations conducted in the Old City of Jerusalem for the past two years have revealed massive portions of the Western Wall unseen for 1,700 years, as well as an ancient Roman theater, the Israel Antiquity Authority (IAA) announced Monday.

The discoveries were disclosed during a press conference held beneath Wilson’s Arch in the Western Wall Tunnels, with the participation of Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, rabbi of the Western Wall, IAA Director-General Israel Hasson and others.

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