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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.
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.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.