Glimpse of ancient war in Jerusalem tunnel

In this picture taken Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, Eli Shukron, an Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologist cleans stones making part of an underground section of the Western Wall at the end of what archaeologists say is a 2,000-year-old drainage tunnel leading to Jerusalem's Old City. The excavation of an ancient drainage tunnel beneath Jerusalem has yielded new artifacts from a war here 2,000-years ago, archaeologists said Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, shedding light on a key episode of the past buried under today's politically combustible city. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

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An ancient tunnel beneath Jerusalem has yielded a sword, oil lamps, pots and coins abandoned during a war here 2,000 years ago.

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