Largest ancient cemetery ever discovered in Gaza

By Issam Adwan (associated Press)
Updated September 25 2023 - 9:30am, first published 9:25am
Archeologists say the tombs reveal a great deal about Gaza's population more than 2000 years ago. (EPA PHOTO)
Archeologists say the tombs reveal a great deal about Gaza's population more than 2000 years ago. (EPA PHOTO)

Palestinian workers in the Gaza Strip have found dozens of ancient graves, including two sarcophagi made of lead, in a Roman-era cemetery that archaeologists describe as the largest cemetery discovered in Gaza.

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