Israeli archaeologists find ancient pool
Israeli archaeologists investigative the site for new civic rite bath in Jerusalem's Old City found a almost 2,000-year-old Roman swimming pool.

The detection sheds a rare light on the traditional era city the Romans built after destroy the second Jewish Temple in 70 A.D. and expelling the Jews from Jerusalem.

Ofer Sion, who is directing the excavations, said Monday the site helps confirm that the Roman city was larger than beforehand thought.

The archaeologists, who regularly inspect sites ahead of planned building projects, found steps leading to the pool's white mosaic floor and roof tiles embossed with legion's name.

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