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  Adar 10, 5773 , 20/02/13

Ancient Wine Presses Discovered under Jaffa Highway

The Antiquities Authority has excavated a rare discovery of wine presses and beer breweries from the Byzantine period beneath infrastructural construction of a Jaffa highway.

Jaffa has a rich historic agricultural industry, described even in early Egyptian texts from thousands of years ago.

The industrial facilities from 6th-7th century Byzantine Israel recently discovered shed more light on the rich tapestry of the history of the Holy land. (NRG) 

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