Carmel Newsreel II-196, February 18, 1956

A Burial Cave Found on Alfasi Street in Jerusalem

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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
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A man walks past an archeological excavations site on Alfasi Street, Jerusalem. A sign offering luxury apartments for sale is hanged on a container, a sign of the Israel Antiquities Authority hangs at the entrance of the site. A policeman stands at the entrance of a cave that was discovered during the excavations on Alfassi street. The cave was used as a burial site and has a number of openings. A researcher enters through one of the caves openings and displays the interiors of the cave, which contain graves, human bones lying on the ground, alongside wall drawings and engravings of warships and a seven-branched menorah.

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