Under Jerusalem

National Geographic Magazine

Published in the December 2019 issue. 

Maze of tunnels reveals remains of ancient Jerusalem. 

Controversial excavations under the Holy City uncover layers of history and stoke long-standing tensions. 

Visitors walk on a bridge over the archeological site of a palace found in the City of David National Park, with a view of the Palestinian village of Silwan in the background, on August 4, 2019.

The Givati Parking Lot excavation grounds next to the City of David National Park, and the Palestinian village of Silwan, and across the street from the Old City walls surrounding the Al Aqsa mosque compound, known as Haram al-Sharif for Muslims, an the Temple Mount for Jews. July 30, 2019.

Ultra Orthodox Jewish school girls on a class trip experience a virtual reality tour of ancient Jerusalem on the Cardo, the main street in ancient Roman times, in the Jewish Quarters of Jerusalem's Old City, on July 29, 2019. The southern section of the Cardo which goes through the Jewish Quarter was built in the Byzantine period, in the 6th century AD, continuing the Roman Cardo to its north.

Visitors walk on a bridge over the archeological site of a palace found in the City of David National Park, with a view of the Palestinian village of Silwan in the background, on August 4, 2019.

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