Glimpse of ancient war in Jerusalem tunnel

Associated Press
In this picture taken Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011 visitors walk through Roman-era ruins next to an underground tunnel archaeologists say is a 2,000-year-old drainage tunnel, in 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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