The argument of Sneh, Shalev and Weinberger cited in endnote 4 has also been rejected on other grounds—regarding how the route of the tunnel was determined—in Aryeh E. Shimron and Amos Frumkin, “The Why, How and When of the Siloam Tunnel Reevaluated: A Reply to Sneh, Weinberger, and Shalev,” BASOR 364 (2011), p. 53.