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A Previously Unknown Roman Road Discovered Crossing the Golan Heights

A team of archaeologists has unearthed a previously unknown Roman road in the Golan Heights, specifically in the southern region between Gaulanitis and Hippos. The team, composed of Adam Pažout, Michael Eisenberg, and Mechael Osband, has documented that this road is one of the best-preserved sections of Roman roads in the region. Using a combination […]

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How Archaeologists Discovered the First Diplomatic Treatises, Written in a Previously Unknown Language

In 1964, a team of archaeologists from the University of Rome La Sapienza, led by Paolo Matthiae, began excavating at Tell Mardikh, a site located 55 kilometers southeast of Aleppo, Syria. Their goal was to demonstrate that Syria had hosted its own cultures in ancient times. Over the years, the discoveries accumulated: ancient palaces, statues, […]