FIND ANCIENT TUNNELS
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[ March 14th 2006 ]
chambers and tunnels used during a Jewish revolt
against the Romans nearly 2,000 years ago have
been uncovered in northern Israel, Associated
Press reports. The Jews laid in supplies and
were preparing to hide from the Romans during
their revolt in A.D. 66-70.
was not spontaneous," Yardenna Alexandre of the
Israel Antiquities Authority said. "The Jews of
that time certainly did prepare for it, with underground
hideaways here and in other sites we have found."
Weiss, a professor of archaeology at Hebrew University
in Jerusalem, said the find "can give us more
information about life in the Galilee in the first
century and the preparations Jews were making
on the eve of the revolt."