Ancient Greek Citadel Discovered under Jerusalem Car Park

Israel’s antiquities body claimed Tuesday to have solved “one of Jerusalem’s greatest archaeological mysteries” by unearthing an ancient Greek citadel — the Acra — buried under a car park.

CHR Comment: The citadel built by Antiochus IV Epiphanes during the time between the testaments was likely buried when the Romans destroyed Jerusalem in 70 AD.

Source: ‘Ancient Greek citadel’ discovered under Jerusalem car park


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