How archaeologists and robbers unlocked the mystery of the Maresha man-made caves
A stele found by archaeologists meshed with writing found by thieves. The result is a 28-line proclamation that supports a wondrous tale involving robbery, a fearsome horse and a gold-armored rider.
Who made and used the vast complex of man-made chalk caves in Beit Guvrin, known in antiquity as Maresha? Who trashed them? When and why?
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