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  • Ancient Warrior Grave Unearthed In Lebanese Port (Sidon)

    09/15/2002 7:47:38 AM PDT · by blam · 11 replies · 581+ views
    ABC News ^ | 9-16-2002
    Mon, Sep 16 2002 12:39 AM AEST Ancient warrior grave unearthed in Lebanese port Archaeologists have unearthed several Bronze Age graves, including that of an ancient warrior interred with his axe, in the southern Lebanese port city of Sidon. Excavation team director Claude Doumet Serhal said the excavations are "among the most important archaeological projects in Lebanon as they are taking place in the centre of the city of modern Sidon." He also said the warrior's grave dated back to the Middle Bronze Age, around the second millennium BC, and included an unusually well preserved bronze duck-bill axe with a...
  • In Iraq, The Home Of Patriarch Abraham Being Excavated

    10/12/2002 8:40:24 PM PDT · by blam · 16 replies · 325+ views
    IN IRAQ THE HOME OF PATRIARCH ABRAHAM BEING EXCAVATED BAGHDAD, October 11, 2002. /from RIA Novosti correspondent Pavel Davydov/. - The Department of Antiquities of Iraq is starting a second stage of excavations of the home of prophet Abraham in the town of Ur /380 km to the south of Baghdad./ The town, known as the biblical Ur of the Chaldees, dates back to the remotest antiquities. In the time of Abraham, it held the leading position among other cities. In the time of Ur-Engur and Dungy-Ur the town covered the territory stretching from Persia and the Mediterranean sea and...