Israeli Archaeologists May Have Found Emmaus, Where Jesus Appeared After Crucifixion

Exploration of massive 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fort at Kiriath Yearim unexpectedly sheds light on biblical mystery: The true location of Emmaus

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Archaeologists uncover the massive fortification walls at Kiriath Yearim
Ariel David
Ariel David
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Latin inscription attesting to the presence at Kiriath Yearim of a "vexillatio" - a detachment - of the Xth Roman legionCredit: Ariel David
The Resurrection by Caravaggio (Francesco Buoneri), called (1588/90 ~ 1620)Credit: Art Institute of Chicago
Rembrandt's Passion Cycle for Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange: ResurrectionCredit: Alte Pinakothek
Aerial photo of the 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortifications at Kiriath YearimCredit: Ariel David
Archaeologists uncover the massive fortification walls at Kiriath YearimCredit: Ariel David
A view of the hill of Kiriath Yearim and the surrounding village of Abu GhoshCredit: Ariel David