Archaeologists uncover 2,750 year old temple near Jelusalem

The discovery was made at the Tel Motza archaeological site, about 3 miles west of Jerusalem. during work on a highway. Alongside the newly discovered structure, archaeologists found pottery and clay figurines. Apparently, the site served as a ritual temple in the 10th century B.C.

Within the construction, they found what they consider to be a square altar, with a number of ritual items nearby: pottery, clay figurines, and decorated ritual pedestals.

 

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