Israeli archaeologists discover 2,000-year-old decorated table

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  • Friday, 14 Aug 2020

JERUSALEM, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Israeli archaeologists have discovered an ancient stone table with decorations on its side, the Israeli Civil Administration in the West Bank said Thursday.

Hananya Hizmi, Head Staff Officer of the Administration's archaeology department, told Xinhua that the table dates back almost 2,000 years, just a few years before the destruction of Jerusalem and its Second Jewish Temple by the Roman Empire.

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Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Sept. 29

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