Another Ancient Olive Press Unearthed in Jerusalem


Excavations by the Israel Antiquities Authority have discovered a cave housing an ancient olive press near Jerusalem College of Technology.

Researchers are still trying to ascertain the artifact’s date, saying this proves of “centrality of olive trade to Jerusalem’s agrarian economy.”

By Yori Yalon and Israel Hayom Staff


A cave housing an ancient olive press was recently discovered during archeological excavations at a site near the Jerusalem College of Technology, the Israel Antiquities Authority said in a statement Tuesday.