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WATCH: Massive Portions of Western Wall Unearthed in Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – A sensational new archaeological find in Jerusalem’s Old City has unearthed massive portions of the Western Wall and an ancient Roman theater unseen for 1,700 years, the Israel Antiquity Authority (IAA) announced on Monday.

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3,000 Year Old Treasures Dated to the Time of King David Unveiled

The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem offered a unique preview on Monday of an exhibition showcasing 3,000 year-old artifacts recovered from Khirbet Qeiyafa which archaeologists believe could be the biblical city of Sha’arayim, meaning ‘Two Gates’, that is mentioned in the story of the battle of David and the Philistine giant, Goliath.

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Millennia-Old Hasmonean Coins Discovered In Israel

TEL AVIV – Israeli archeologists unearthed 2,140-year-old shekel coins in Modi’in, a city in the center of the country, Fox News reported. The coins, which were found during excavations in preparation for the construction of a new neighborhood, date from