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Rare Roman sarcophagus damaged in Israel

September 30th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Construction work in southern Israel has damaged a rare Roman sarcophagus found at the site. The 1,800-year-old stone coffin, which

Ancient chicken dinners

August 11th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Chicken bones found at the ancient city of Maresha show the chickens there were raised for food, and not for

Byzantine church found in Israel

June 22nd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a large Byzantine-era church has been found during highway construction in Israel. The 16-meter-long (52 feet) church