2,500 years have passed since the destruction of the First Jewish Temple by the Babylonians and yet evidence from this time in history keep coming.There are some cool small finds.
On the eve of Tish'a Beav, a day of mourning marking the destruction of both, the First Temple by the Babylonians and the Second Temple by the Romans in Jerusalem, new evidence of the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians were found in the City of David.
In the excavations, conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority at the Jerusalem Walls National Park , structures dating to more than 2,600 years ago have been unearthed after they have been covered over by collapsed layers of stone. Nestled within the collapse, many findings have surfaced. These findings depict the affluence and character of Jerusalem, the capital of the Judean Kingdom, and are mesmerizing proof of the city's demise at the hands of the Babylonians.
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