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View looking down the 100 ft. [30 m.] deep vertical shaft that leads down to the horizontal tunnel that in turn leads to the spring near Megiddo. The stairs (183!) and railings are of course modern. This system is located on the western side of
Evidently the Israelite king Ahab (874–853 B.C.) constructed this system. The purpose was to ensure that the inhabitants of
For a brief description of Israelite Megiddo and a map Click Here.