Did the 99 bottle song originate there?
Some news from Israel.
In a rare find, remnants of an ancient Israelite city that dates back three thousand years have been uncovered during excavations in the Israeli Arab village of Kfar Kana in the Lower Galilee, Israel's Antiquities Authority announced Monday.
The area, located north of Nazareth, is revered by Christians as the site where Jesus is said to have performed his first miracle.
The settlement being unearthed existed at the time of the United Kingdom of King Solomon and the Kingdom of Israel following the split between Israel and Judah, in the 10-9th centuries BCE.
A section of the ancient city wall and remains of buildings were exposed during recent excavations at the site, which began three months ago, the director of the excavation at the site, Yardenna Alexander said.
Cana was where after a wedding Jesus turned six jugs of water into wine.(John 2:1-12) Cana was a small village, and thanks to Jesus they now had between 120-180 gallons of wine. A priest at the church my wife and I attend once quipped "It must have been quite a bash." LOL, maybe the song started there.
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