1st Century Jewish Farmhouse Discovered Near Ptora in Israel

Haaretz.com: Contractors working on the Trans-Israel Highway have found the remains of a first century Jewish farmhouse. A 1.75 acre site in southern Israel has yielded rich finds. Archaeologists excavating the area before a new highway tears through have discovered an 8,000 year-old Bronze Age village as well as a Jewish farmhouse abandoned during a revolt against the Romans in 70 C.E. Researchers believe that the Bronze Age site had been occupied continuously until 3,000 B.C.E.

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