Ancient 2700 Year Old Toilet Discovered in Jerusalem
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A new study reveals: The Jerusalem Elite in the Kingdom of Judah Preferred Wine with Touches of Vanilla
Researchers from Tel Aviv University and the Israel Antiquities Authority examined jars unearthed during excavations in the City of David National Park and were surprised to find remnants of the exotic spice from 2600 years ago. The researchers: "The discovery of vanilla fantastically illustrates which luxury products came here - possibly from India and its surroundings, thanks to Jerusalem sitting on the international trade route."
The earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah
In an excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority in the City of David National Park, archaeological evidence has been uncovered of the earthquake that occurred during the Kingdom of Judah that is mentioned in the Bible.
The Valley of Hinnom is the discovery site of the oldest findings that are mentioned in verses of the Bible. Today, the National Park "Farm in the Valley" operates on the site, preserving ancient agricultural crafts through workshops and educational activities.