‘Spectacular’ new find: Roman military camps in desert found by Oxford archaeologists using Google Earth

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Three new Roman fortified camps have been identified across northern Arabia by a remote sensing survey by members of the EAMENA project team.  Their paper, published today [Thursday 27 April 2023] in the journal Antiquity, reports the discovery may be evidence of a probable undocumented military campaign across south east Jordan into Saudi Arabia.

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