TITLE

Beirut discoveries

AUTHOR(S)
Raschka, Marilyn
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Archaeology;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the unearthing of ancient buildings and artifacts in Beirut, Lebanon. Discovery of a ninth-century B.C. wall belonging to the Phoenician city and trading center of Berytus; Square pillars with Corinthian capitals found by Italian and German archaeologists; Excavation of a 16th-century shrine dedicated to a Muslim religious authority.
ACCESSION #
9503092050

 

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