A two thousand year old pagan altar has just been discovered on the site, convincing authorities that the graves are pagan, not Jewish. The ‘magnificent’ altar is Roman in style, depicting a bull’s head decorated with laurel leaves.
Pagan or not, the mortal remains from the graves have already been given to undertakers to be reburied in Jewish cemetaries.
Heads-up via religionnewsblog.
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