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New excavations across downtown Beirut, Saifi and Martyr’s Square

Archaeological excavations have been mushrooming across downtown Beirut over recent months, providing a glimpse at how the city looked and functioned in ancient times. Site...

Ruins cleared near port of Beirut

Following our last post about the vast ruins site uncovered near the "Beirut Digital District" construction site, a reader got in touch and sent...

Clues to Roman Beirut at Saifi dig?

Roman Berytus was one of the most lavish cities in the empire, featuring a massive chariot race track and theatre complex where 1,400 gladiators...

New ruins in Gemmayze

There has been an ongoing dig for quite some time at the beginning of Gouraud Street--the main street in Gemmayze--just across the street from...

Saifi Plaza dig progress

I recently got a better look at the ruins discovered at the "Saifi Plaza" project, which I have been blogging about lately. There seems...

TEDx Saturday, discounts for BR fans

  There's still time to get tickets to next Saturday's TEDx event, and as a speaker, fans of this blog will get a 20 percent...

Ruins discovered under Saifi 477

It's not been easy to post about Beirut with all the carnage happening in Gaza. But that doesn't mean Lebanese developers have paused their...

Ruins near Bank Audi cleared?

Credit: Rayya HaddadCredit: Rayya HaddadEarlier this summer I posted pictures taken by my photographer friend Rayya Haddad of the extensive ruins discovered near the...

Pre-historic ruins possibly recovered from Beirut tunnel site

Ancient ruins removed this afternoon-- archeologists say site could be up to 8,000 years old.It started with a text message last week: "Hello, how are...

New ruins near Bank Audi

Source: Rayya Haddad A series of structures have been recently discovered in central Beirut. They include several arched buildings or chambers. Here is a zoom...

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