Historic pilgrims’ route known as the Roman Ascent now passes through sewage main and firing range.
- 20 September, 2013 The ancient road to Jerusalem: the work of Romans, or Jewish pilgrims? A father-and-son archaeological team defies convention by claiming that Second Temple-era Jews hewed roads to Jerusalem and throughout the Holy Land before the Romans came.
- 16 October, 2017 Jerusalem’s long-lost ancient Roman theater revealed in Old City excavations Archeological dig under Wilson’s Arch also uncovers eight previously unknown layers of Western Wall stones
- 2 January, 2017 Ancient Jerusalem road hints at possible reason for Jewish revolt against Rome Jerusalem dig shows that Herodian-period street was wrongly attributed to King Herod; excavations dismiss the idea that poorer people lived in the lower part of the city.
- 1 August, 2017 Buried at the racetracks: 1,500-year-old grave discovered at Carthage circus The ancient Carthaginians were so obsessed with gambling that some may have chosen the races as their final resting place, archaeologists suspect.
- 1 October, 2017 Ancient statue damaged by ISIS now on display in Damascus A restored 2,000-year-old Lion of Al-Lat statue can again stand as a symbol of the ancient Roman city of Palmyra