Latter-day Saint Life

Archaeologists Claim to Find Possible Site of Jesus' Trial in Jerusalem

Buried beneath an old prison site in Jerusalem may be the spot where Jesus appeared for trial before Pontius Pilate, an Israeli archaeologist said.

The location, near the city's historic Tower of David, differs from other suggestions for the site of one of history's most famous court proceedings, most notably the Antonia Fortress along the pilgrimage route known as the Via Dolorosa, or Way of Sorrows.

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