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In Israel, found tunnels that 2000 years

March 14 2006
10:16

Underground rooms and tunnels since the uprising of Jews against the Romans, which occurred 2,000 years ago, discovered in Israel.

During the uprising in 66-70 years AD Jews stocking supplies and preparing to hide from the Romans. Structures under the ground, which were connected by short tunnels, served as a refuge.

Archaeologist Hardenne Alexander from the Israeli Office of Antiquities said that the finding indicates that the ancient Jews planned and prepared for the uprising to him, whereas previously it was believed that the revolt began spontaneously.

Construction took the form of tents were wide at the base and tapers upwards. Tunnels connecting them were short and low. Tells NEWSru.com

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