Burial caves in ancient Beit She'arim. (Anat Hermony/FLASH90) Anat Hermony/FLASH90
Burial caves

An ancient tombstone in Galilee marked in red ink warned the world against opening the grave.

Archaeologists in Israel are constantly digging up history and discovering the most fascinating pieces of information about life in ancient Israel.

Recently archaeologists have been excavating Jerusalem’s 2,000-year-old water supply system.

They have also uncovered a convert to Judaism named Jacob’s tombstone marker in red ink in the Beit She’arim cemetery in the Galilee. The stone is 1,800-years-old and warns the world against opening the grave.

Watch and learn why he may have written the warning! Should the archaeologists be concerned they will be cursed?