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Royal garden at the site of Ramat Rachel

October 31st, 2010 · No Comments

Paradise Lost — And Found: Researchers Unearth Ancient Water Secrets at Royal Garden Dig
ScienceDaily (Oct. 30, 2010) — Ancient gardens are the stuff of legend, from the Garden of Eden to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University, in collaboration with Heidelberg University in Germany, have uncovered an ancient royal garden at the site of Ramat Rachel near Jerusalem, and are leading the first full-scale excavation of this type of archaeological site anywhere in the pre-Hellenistic Levant.

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