Ancient Roman and Byzantine tomb sites uncovered in Syria





Six archaeological tombs and antique finds dating back to the Byzantine and Roman eras were unearthed by scientific excavations in Syria, scientists said.

Hussein Zen-Eddein, head of the excavations in the city of Sweida, said the tombs and finds, including clay lanterns and bronze bracelets and earrings, belonged to a family cemetery, SANA news agency reported Sunday.

Earlier excavations at the site had uncovered a basalt pillar on which Nabatean words dedicated to a Nabatean god were engraved....



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