Archeologists have discovered a Second Temple Jewish settlement with buildings two millennia old.The discovery, near the Ben-Shemen interchange between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, included an elaborate arched stone structure fully intact, the Jerusalem Post reported.The director of the excavations, Ronit Lupo, said finding the site proves the area’s population to be larger than previously thought. Secret passages found at the site have also led archeologists to believe these were hideouts built during the Bar Kochba Revolt in 132 C.E.
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