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“We discovered rock foundations in the buildings, pointing to a huge investment,” said lead archaeologist Daniel Ein Mor. “The quality of the construction is excellent, so I wouldn’t be surprised if future findings reveal it is even something bigger, maybe a settlement.”
Located some distance from the walls of Hellenistic and Roman Jerusalem, Ein Mor believes the farm was likely built to take advantage of the cultivable, terraced fields surrounding the nearby Ein Karem stream.
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