Prof. Yosef Garfinkel, head of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Institute of Archaeology, announced at the university’s archaeology conference two weeks ago that he had uncovered a fortified wall at Tel Lachish.
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Hundreds of meters above the Dead Sea, archaeologists work from dangerous cliffs, hoping for a major discovery — another Dead Sea Scroll. The famous artifacts were originally found over 70 years ago in Qumran, the same area being excavated now. The decades old quest died down, but in recent years, the search has been reignited.