Biblical Archaeology Review 28:5, September/October 2002

Triple Play

The many lives of Jerusalem’s building blocks

By Ronny ReichYa‘akov Billig

This is an article for people who like puzzles. Not crossword puzzles, but stone puzzles: The challenge is to figure out what the stones were used for—not once, but at three different times, for three different purposes. In solving this puzzle, you will discover a theater, a latrine and a palace—all in Jerusalem.

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