Boys discover intact Second Temple burial cave

By ETGAR LEFKOVITS
January 30, 2006 17:33

In a scene out of the Hollywood blockbuster 'Indiana Jones,' three Israeli children stumbled upon an ancient Second Temple cave in the Beit Shemesh area filled with skeletons and ossuaries inside, Israel's Antiquities Authority announced Monday. The boys, aged 11-13, who discovered the heretofore unknown cave during a hike were awarded a certificate of recognition for reporting their find to the Antiquities Authority. The cave was subsequently sealed by Antiquities Authority inspectors.


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