Excavations undertaken during the construction of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) led to several archaeological discoveries, including evidence of Roman army activity, and Palaeolithic artefacts dating to 13000 BC.
Excavations in the Russian Compound are in Jerusalem, Israel, revealed traces of the battle during the 2nd Temple period. The remains show a dramatic picture of Romans trying to breach the city’s walls.
Roman projectile ammunition discovered at a hillfort in Scotland indicates an assault by Roman army around 1800 years ago. The find made at Burnswark Hill, Dumfries region, south-western Scotland, is the largest cache of Roman lead sling bullets discovered.
Archaeologists discovered a Late Roman cemetery at Leicester’s West End at a dig by Western Road. The team from University of Leicester Archaeological Services unearthed 83 skeletons.