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Ritual bath found in Jerusalem

A ritual bath, used by Jewish pilgrims coming to the Temple Mount, has been found in Jerusalem. The bath is located next to the Temple Mount, the compound in Jerusalem's Old City where two Biblical Temples stood. The second was destroyed by Roman legions in 70 A.D. The Israel Antiquities Authority says

Second Temple Period stepped street discovered in Israel

A section of a stepped street paved in stone slabs has been found 550 meters south of the Temple Mount. According to Prof. Ronny Reich, "In the Second Temple Period, pilgrims would begin the ascent to the Temple from here. This is the southernmost tip of the road, of which a

Ancient aqueduct found in Jerusalem

An excavation in Jerusalem has uncovered an ancient aqueduct that brought water to the Sultan's Pool and Temple Mount. According to Dr. Ron Beeri, excavation director on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, "We are dealing with a very impressive aqueduct that reached a height of three meters. Naturally, one of

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