Israeli Says Elusive Biblical Wall Found

Nov 30, 2007 By REGAN E. DOHERTY, Associated Press Writer
Israeli Says Elusive Biblical Wall Found (AP)
This photo made available by the Shalem Center shows pieces of pottery discovered in Jerusalem's City of David. Artifacts including pottery shards and arrowheads found during an excavation to rescue a tower and a wall which were in danger of collapse suggest, according to Israeli archaeologists that the wall is from the 5th century B.C., the time of Nehemiah. (AP Photo/Shalem Center)

(AP) -- A wall mentioned in the Bible's Book of Nehemiah and long sought by archaeologists apparently has been found, an Israeli archaeologist says.



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