Archaeologists Unearth 25,000 Finds in Historic City-Including 11,000 Bones


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Archaeologists have unearthed around 25,000 remains in the historic center of Jeddah, the second-largest city in Saudi Arabia. The remains include more than 11,400 fragments of pottery, almost 11,400 animal bones and roughly 1,700 shells, as well as building materials and artifacts made from glass and metal, the Jeddah Historic District Program has announced. The finds are the result of excavations that took place in the city's historic district, known as al-Balad, in 2020. The materials uncovered in the area constitute a "valuable addition" to the field of archaeology in Saudi Arabia, according to the JHDP. Interior shot of a...