Great excavations: Israel's Antiquities Authority head won't cave in just yet
Yehoshua Dorfman is certain that the fact that everyone criticizes him is a sign he is doing his job well.
During the excavations for the construction of an underground parking lot for a new residential project in Jerusalem's Rehavia neighborhood, an ancient quarry was revealed. In the middle was a massive, five-meter-long pillar that had apparently been hewed in the Byzantine period - that is, some 1,500 years ago. For some reason, the pillar was left at the site, still attached to the rock from which it was cut,...
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