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PA daily: Palestinians built Jerusalem aqueduct 2,000 years ago

“The Jabel Mukaber tunnel in the Roman aqueduct, which brought water from Solomon’s Pools to Jerusalem, is one of the most important tunnels of that aqueduct. It is considered a marvel of engineering, and is still of great interest 2,000 years after it was built. This is consistent with the fact that it was the national project of the Palestinians in its time.”

Note: The tunnel in question is usually called the “upper aqueduct” and was built in stages by Herod at the end of the first century B.C., then by Pontius Pilate during the first century A.D., and finally by the Tenth Roman Legion in the second century.