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Dispute blocks reopening of revered Jerusalem archaeological site

June 30, 2019 - General

France reopened a revered but long-closed archaeological site in the heart of Jerusalem on Thursday, but a dispute over access immediately caused its re-closure.

The Tomb of the Kings has been closed since 2010 due to renovations
[Credit: Thomas Coex/AFP]France, owner of the site in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem known as the Tomb of the Kings, had agreed to resume public access after having kept it closed since 2010.

But concerns…

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Source: archeo

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