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Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Roman Period Mansion On Mt. Zion
2013-09-18 09:14:04

At an archeological dig on Jerusalem's Mount Zion, conducted by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2013, excavations have revealed the well-preserved lower levels of what the team believes is an Early Roman period mansion from the first century AD.

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2009-12-16 11:22:51

The DNA of a 1st century shrouded man found in a tomb on the edge of the Old City of Jerusalem has revealed the earliest proven case of leprosy.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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