Saturday, November 26, 2011

Coin Discovery May Change History on who Built Jerusalem's Western Wall

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Two ancient bronze coins stamped 20 years after Herod's death found beneath Western Wall foundation.

Newly found coins underneath Jerusalem's Western Wall could change the accepted belief about the construction of one of the world's most sacred sites two millennia ago, Israeli archaeologists said Wednesday.

The man usually credited with building the compound known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary is Herod, a Jewish ruler who died in . . .

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