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Monumental gate found at Philistine city

A monumental entrance has been found at the site of a Philistine city thought to be Gath, the home of the Biblical giant Goliath. Prof. Maeir, of the Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, said that the city gate is among the largest ever found in Israel

Fortress gate found near Suez Canal

Limestone blocks marking the site of eastern gate to New Kingdom Tharu Fortress have been found on the east bank of the Suez Canal. Dr. Mamdouh El Damaty announced the discovery of the remains of the eastern gate of Tharw fortres in Sinai which served as the Egyptian army headquarters in

Pieces of 3,000-year-old monumental gate complex unearthed in Turkey

Two pieces of a Neo-Hittite monumental gate complex have been unearthed at Tell Tayinat in southern Turkey. A beautiful and colossal human sculpture is one of the latest cultural treasures unearthed by an international team at the Tayinat Archaeological Project (TAP) excavation site in southeastern Turkey. A large semi-circular column base,

Monumental gate complex unearthed in Turkey

Archaeologists in southeastern Turkey have unearthed a 3,000-year-old monumental gate complex adorned with stone sculptures, including a beautifully carved lion. "The lion is fully intact, approximately 1.3 metres in height and 1.6 metres in length. It is poised in a seated position, with ears back, claws extended and roaring," says Timothy

Stone gate unearthed in Luxor

A 2,700-year-old gate errected by Nubian King Shabaka has been unearthed near Luxor's Karnak temple. The gate, which was found to be "in good condition," once led to the room holding the king's treasures, the ministry said. "It is the first time an item of the 25th dynasty has been found in

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