UNEARTHED: HEROD'S TOMB & THE WESTERN WALL TUNNEL

HEROD'S TOMB: Unearthed in May 2007, could these shattered remains truly be all thats left of the legendary king, architect and madman? Known for his astounding feats of architecture, and more infamously for the slaughter of innocent children in the town of Bethlehem, Unearthed examines three of the most extreme building projects that have been his legacy. Professor Ehud Netzer has been searching the hollowed out mountain fortress known as the Herodion for more than 30 years looking for the tomb of Herod the Great, was it all in vain?

WESTERN WALL TUNNELS: Unearthed in 1967, the Ministry of Religious Affairs of Israel began the excavations aimed at exposing the continuation of the Western Wall. The excavations lasted almost twenty years and revealed many previously unknown facts about the history and geography of the Temple Mount. Follow Dr. Dan Bahat, one of the original archaeologists from the Western Wall excavations, as he tells of the history, excavation and controversies of these amazing tunnels. See arches and architecture from the First Century constructed by King Herod. Walk on the original Roman period streets. See underground parts of the Western Wall not viewable from any modern street level view. The Unearthed team gets a guided underground tour of these fascinating tunnels. What do these discoveries tell us about the ancient historic claim of the Jewish people regarding the Temple Mount?

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Herods Tomb WesternWalls Tunnels
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