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Byzantine-era street uncovered in Jerusalem

A section of a stone road, dating back 1,500 years, has been unearthed in Jerusalem. The 19-foot (5.8-meter) section of street passes from the west into the center of Jerusalem's Old City, coming to a stop at a large cistern that supplied water to the city's residents. Pottery, coins and bronze

Inca road discovered in Peru

A previously unknown Inca road leading to Machu Picchu has been found in Peru. The Inca road is made of stone masonry approximately 1 meter (3 1/4 feet) wide, with sustaining walls along the way rising some 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) high, according to a communique from

Road construction threatens ancient Afghan site

The construction of a road in Northern Afghanistan threatens a site occupied by humans as far back as the sixth century BC. The picturesque Cheshma-e-Shafa gorge in the northern province of Balkh is just one of several ancient sites faced with destruction by a post-Taliban push for development, they say. This is

Bronze Age road discovered in Wales

Archaeologists have discovered a Bronze Age road by the shore in Swansea, South Wales. The track was woven from narrow branches of oak and alder.It was covered in a thin layer of brushwood to provide a level walking-surface. It was found in March when it was uncovered by storms but has

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