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Ancient Achzib (Greek Ecdippa) [Lebanon]
Excavators opened shaft and pit tombs in the southern and eastern cemeteries where four hundred bodies had been cremated and interred in the course of three hundred years -- from the tenth to the end of the eighth centuries BC.
In the northern part of the mound a forty meter long trench revealed a Middle Bronze Age rampart fortification which had been destroyed in the beginning of the Late Bronze Age. The city was rebuilt and in the Iron Age level were ruins of a number of public buildings in one of which were numerous jars standing side by side. Some bore Aramaic inscriptions such as To my Lord the King .....
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