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Jerusalem

2,000-year-old Roman square open to public view in Jerusalem

The site explores the extensive evidence left behind by the kingdoms of the past.

Experts begin “mapping” ancient floor of Holy Sepulchre

Millions have walked site of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection over the centuries.

Jerusalem excavation uncovers marketplace from Jesus’ time

The team unearthed an ancient table for measuring liquids.

Gethsemane olive trees found to be 900 years old and maybe older

Because of the nature of these plants, they could be the same ones that surrounded Jesus during his Agony in the Garden.

Excavation at Mt. Zion yields evidence of the biblical razing of Jerusalem

Artifacts suggest the Bible is accurate in its description of First Temple-era Jerusalem as a land of riches.

Jerusalem’s lower aqueduct brought to light after 2,000 years

This water source was still in use up until the 20th century, when it was replaced with a modern, electric system.

This church holds the relics that St. Helena brought back from the Holy Land

A treasure trove of relics have been carefully preserved in Rome's Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem ever since Emperor Constantine's mother returned from her 4th-century pilgrimage.

Israel plans to construct a cable car in Jerusalem

The project has been criticized as a detriment to the ancient aesthetic.

A visit to Jerusalem’s “Prison of Christ,” a once-popular stop on the the Holy Sepulchre tour

The place where Jesus was said to be incarcerated before his crucifixion was one of the most frequented stops for pilgrims in the Middle Ages.

Rare 1st-century coin from Jewish Revolt found in ancient Jerusalem drain

Expert believes the coin was dropped by a Jewish agent hiding from Roman pursuers.