(Worthy News) – A fortress from the Hellenistic period, destroyed and set on fire by the Hasmoneans, was unearthed during excavations carried out by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA).
The ruins were discovered in Israel’s Lachish Forest, located in the southern part of the country, broadcaster Kan reported.
“The excavation site provides tangible evidence of the Hanukkah stories,” Saar Ganor, Vladik Lifshits and Ahinoam Montagu, excavation directors representing the IAA, explained, The Jerusalem Post reported. [ Source: i24 (Read More…) ]
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