Rare Find of Temple Era Artifacts near Jerusalem
The discovery, like may others, was made during road excavation, this time at a new section of the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Highway, known as Highway 1. The archaeological site is known as Tel Motza, at the Motza turnoff less than five miles west of Jerusalem. A ritual building and a cache of sacred vessels date back approximately 2,750 years.
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