Ancient quarry used to build Jerusalem found.

Posted by Iris Hami

Jun 26, 2013 9:33:48 AM

HIGH TECH/SCIENTIFIC ISRAEL
Ancient quarry used to build Jerusalem some 2000 years ago was found during an excavation in Jerusalem prior to the paving of a highway, the Israel Antiquities Authorities (IAA) announced.
A huge quarry, along with tools and a key, used by workers have been discovered. Believed to date to the first century, which fits the Second Temple Period (538 B.C. to A.D. 70), would have held the huge stones used in the construction of the city's ancient buildings.
 
Photo: HIGH TECH/SCIENTIFIC ISRAELAncient quarry used to build Jerusalem some 2000 years ago was found during an excavation in Jerusalem prior to the paving of a highway, the Israel Antiquities Authorities (IAA) announced.http://www.nbcnews.com/science/ancient-quarry-used-build-jerusalem-found-1C9859258?franchiseSlug=sciencemain

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