Eretz Magazine/Photo by Vladimir Nihin

DOUBLE DUTY. These wide Herodian paving stones not only created a stepped street from Jerusalem’s Pool of Siloam up to the Temple Mount, but they also concealed a large drainage tunnel that ran beneath the street. Breaches in the pavement make it possible to see into this tunnel, where the inhabitants of Jerusalem may have tried to escape the city during the Roman conquest and destruction in 70 C.E.