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Engineers Find Jerusalem Wall Dating from 200 B. C.

A part of the city wall of Jerusalem, believed to date back at least 200 B. C., if not earlier, has been uncovered by Palestinian and British engineers while making repairs on an ancient Roman sewer within the old city of Jerusalem.

During their excavations preliminary to making the repairs, workmen came up against hard rocks which on further examination was found to be a wall of stones, each some four feet by two feet. By means of tunnels cut through these a passage had been made for the old sewer. When the stones were finally uncovered workmen had excavated 29 feet of earth.