Ancient Roman Battlefield Uncovered in Jerusalem

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Archaeologists say they’ve found evidence of a battlefield from the Roman emperor Titus’ siege of Jerusalem in A.D. 70.

Recent excavations revealed a section of the so-called “Third Wall” of Jerusalem that Titus’ army breached on its way to conquering the city, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA).

Outside the wall, the archaeologists found that the ground was littered with large ballista stones (stones used as projectiles with a type of crossbow) and sling stones, suggesting that this area had been under heavy fire from Roman siege engines

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