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Frescos found in 'Herod's tomb'

Israeli archaeologists say they have unearthed lavish Roman-style wall paintings of a kind previously unseen in the Middle East.

It gives weight to their conviction that they are excavating what they believe is the tomb of the biblical King Herod.

Vanessa Heaney reports.

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