Saturday, October 06, 2007

Italian archaeologist unearths new discoveries in Syria
A renowned Italian archaeologist announced on Thursday that his team has unearthed new discoveries in the ancient site of the Ebla Kingdom in Syria which can be dated back to nearly 4000 years ago, the official SANA news agency reported.

Describing his findings as "the most important archaeological discoveries" in recent years, Paulo Mattieh said integrated buildings found at the site can be date back to 1600-1800 B.C., the period of the fall of the kingdom.