Monday, May 07, 2007

Archaeologist finds tomb of King Herod

Archaeologist finds tomb of King Herod

(AP) By MARK LAVIE, Associated Press Writer 4 minutes ago

An Israeli archaeologist has found the tomb of King Herod, the legendary builder of ancient Jerusalem and the Holy Land, Hebrew University said late Monday.

The tomb is at a site called Herodium, a flattened hilltop in the Judean Desert, clearly visible from southern Jerusalem. Herod built a palace on the hill, and researchers discovered his burial site there, the university said......[read more]

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