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2009-06-22 05:30:00

Israeli archeologists announced Sunday that the largest underground quarry in the Holy Land has been discovered and it dates back to the time of Jesus and contains Christian symbols that are etched into the walls. Adam Zertal, one of the archaeologists, said that the 4,000 square-meter cavern was buried 10 meters below a desert near the ancient West bank city of Jericho.  He said it is their assumption that it was dug about 2,000 years ago and was in use for about half a millennium....

2009-04-06 09:29:29

"The 'foot' structures that we found in the Jordan valley are the first sites that the People of Israel built upon entering Canaan and they testify to the biblical concept of ownership of the land with the foot," said archaeologist Prof. Adam Zertal of the University of Haifa, who headed the excavating team that exposed five compounds in the shape of an enormous "foot", that it were likely to have been used at that time to mark ownership of territory. On the eve of the Passover holiday,...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.