6,000-year-old burial caves found in s. Israel

By ETGAR LEFKOVITS
February 6, 2006 23:30

 
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Israeli archaeologists have discovered dozens of burial caves dating back 6,000 years in southern Israel, Israel's Antiquities Authority announced late Monday. The burial caves, which were found during an excavation near a major highway south of Moshav Sdeh Moshe, included stone tombstones, pottery, and hundreds of burial items such as jewelry and vessels.

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