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2010-05-12 05:55:00

On Tuesday, archeologists said they have uncovered a 14th-century aqueduct that supplied water to Jerusalem for about 600 years along a route dating back to the time of Jesus. Photographs from the late 19th century showed the aqueduct in use by the city's Ottoman rulers, about 600 years after its construction in 1320.  The photo shows an inscription dating back to the early days of the aqueduct. The aqueduct was found during repairs to the city's modern-day water system.  Yehiel...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.