Archaeologists digging in Jerusalem's City of David have found what they believe is an ancient wall mentioned in the Bible, AP reports. While working to save a tower from collapse, they found pottery shards and arrowheads from the 5th century BC, leading them to believe that a wall nearby is one mentioned in the Book of Nehemiah.
The book gives a detailed description of construction of the walls, destroyed earlier by the Babylonians. "This was a great surprise. It was something we didn't plan," said the leader of the dig, who added that the find "opens a new chapter" in Jerusalem's history.