Large Water Reservoir from First Temple Period Unearthed Near Western Wall

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Large Water Reservoir from First Temple Period Unearthed Near Western Wall

Charles DyerBy Dr. Charles Dyer The Land and the Book
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Just when you think they can’t possibly uncover any more exciting finds in Jerusalem, archaeologists make yet another amazing discovery—an underground reservoir dating back to the First Temple period. It was dug sometime between the time of Solomon and the Babylonian captivity and shows the expanding city’s need for water.

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This was discovered underneath Robinson’s arch on the southwest corner of the Temple Mount…below the drainage channel recently uncovered in the same area.

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An accidental aquatic discovery helps uncover ancient Jerusalem • Israel Hayom First Temple-Era Reservoir Uncovered in Jerusalem • Algemeiner First Temple Era Reservoir Discovered in Old City • IsraelNationalTV  Cistern dated to First Temple period found in Jerusalem • Times of Israel First Temple Period Public Water Reservoir Unearthed in Jerusalem • Sci-News


 

 



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