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Archeologists unearth King Herod's ancient quarry

By John Louie S. Ramos     Jul 6, 2009 in Entertainment
JERUSALEM, Israel – Archaeologists have discovered another breathtaking historical find -- an ancient quarry which is believed to be the quarry that King Herod deduce for the construction of the Jerusalem Temple, some 2,000 years ago.
The quarry which measures at about 1,000 square feet encompasses stone suitable for temple walls. There were also stones that measure up to three yards in diameter.
The excavation team also unraveled pottery, coins and tools which appear to be used in ancient quarrying, dating up to the first century.
Authorities are keen on discovering other historical remains, thus the construction of an apartment on the site would be postponed in the meantime, to give way to a deeper excavation in an attempt to unearth important artifacts and relics.
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