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‘King David’s Castle’ to be Revealed January 17

The major archaeological discovery points to a Davidic royal castle in Nahal Refaim.

It’s location, a secret, and will be announced in 10 days.

By Gil Ronen


The location of a major archaeological find that was kept secret until now will be revealed to the public on Friday, next week. The find is being touted as a royal castle that could have belonged to Israel’s most celebrated king – the Bible’s King David.

The find is a decorated carved stone known as “a proto-aeolic capital” that is connected to a column. Only 30 such capitals have been found in Israel so far, and only five of them were found in areas in which Biblical-era kings lived. Continue Reading »