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Renewed interest in the City of David was sparked in 1995, in anticipation of the celebration of “3,000 years to Jerusalem” that was planned for 1996. Ronny Reich from Haifa University and Eli Shukron from the Israel Antiquities Authority began working near the Gihon Spring and later in many other areas. This excavation changed our understanding of the ancient city of Jerusalem. In the beginning, they found remnants of a very large fortress surrounding the Spring, beside a pool hewn into the rock. In the next stage they discovered that this fortress connects to the system that C. Warren found about 130 years earlier, therefore creating an underground passageway that leads to the fortress that surrounds the Spring. In the current stage of excavation, which is still underway, they identified a fortress that connects the tower over the spring to the top of the hill. This fortress is still be researched and is not yet completely understood.
Following is the location of the dig on the map