Route 38 in the Tel Beit Shemesh area, January 2019. Emil Salman

Victory for Archaeologists: Planned Road Expansion Cut in Bid to Save Ancient Treasures

Route 38 will cut through a major 7th century BCE site. Roads company: Plans are being ‘reexamined’

A planned expansion of the road that crosses Tel Beit Shemesh is to be cut back to avoid what archaeologists say would be irreparable damage to rare artifacts from the First Temple period discovered at the...

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