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Jerusalem dig uncovers ancient city walls

<p>A shoe left behind by British archaeologists in the 19th century is seen in this picture released by the Israel Antiques Authority (IAA) on September 3, 2008. Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Wednesday a 2,100-year-old Jerusalem perimeter wall -- along with beer bottles left behind by 19th century researchers who first discovered the stone defences. REUTERS/Klara Amit/Handout/IAA</p>

A shoe left behind by British archaeologists in the 19th century is seen in this picture released by the Israel Antiques Authority (IAA) on September 3, 2008. Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Wednesday a 2,100-year-old Jerusalem perimeter wall --...more

A shoe left behind by British archaeologists in the 19th century is seen in this picture released by the Israel Antiques Authority (IAA) on September 3, 2008. Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Wednesday a 2,100-year-old Jerusalem perimeter wall -- along with beer bottles left behind by 19th century researchers who first discovered the stone defences. REUTERS/Klara Amit/Handout/IAA

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<p>A beer bottle left behind by British archaeologists in the 19th century is seen in this picture released by the Israel Antiques Authority (IAA) on September 3, 2008. Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Wednesday a 2,100-year-old Jerusalem perimeter wall -- along with beer bottles left behind by 19th century researchers who first discovered the stone defences. REUTERS/Klara Amit/Handout/IAA .</p>

A beer bottle left behind by British archaeologists in the 19th century is seen in this picture released by the Israel Antiques Authority (IAA) on September 3, 2008. Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Wednesday a 2,100-year-old Jerusalem perimeter...more

A beer bottle left behind by British archaeologists in the 19th century is seen in this picture released by the Israel Antiques Authority (IAA) on September 3, 2008. Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Wednesday a 2,100-year-old Jerusalem perimeter wall -- along with beer bottles left behind by 19th century researchers who first discovered the stone defences. REUTERS/Klara Amit/Handout/IAA .

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