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Tango0127 Jul 2023 4:50 p.m. PST

… spotted using Google Earth

"Three ancient Roman camps in the Jordanian desert, possibly built during a secret military mission in the second century A.D., have been discovered by an archaeologist using satellite images from Google Earth.

Only a handful of Roman camps have been found in the Middle East — unlike in Roman territories in Europe, where hundreds are known — and experts say the discovery is an important archaeological advance…"


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gavandjosh0229 Jul 2023 3:20 a.m. PST


Tango0129 Jul 2023 3:28 p.m. PST

Yr. Welcome….


sidley30 Jul 2023 12:05 p.m. PST

A bit of unevidenced opinion as to a ‘secret mission'. Would have been nice to know what size the camp was and how many troops it could have held.

Tango0130 Jul 2023 3:22 p.m. PST

Maybe … in the near future…


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